The rise of predatory scams -- and how to prevent them | Jane Walsh

The rise of predatory scams -- and how to prevent them | Jane Walsh

By TED

TED Talks Daily

Thursday, 11 November

Questionable phone calls, concerning emails, heart-rending stories from a sudden new friend in need of endless financial support: elder abuse can take many forms, says lawyer Jane Walsh. And as technology becomes more sophisticated, susceptibility to tricks and scams will increase -- no matter a person's age or intellect. Walsh spotlights the rise of this predatory crime, why it goes undetected and how you can protect your loved ones' kindness, dignity and self-respect from being manipulated.
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