Monday, November 4, 2013
Have you looked at the Investor Protection Trust website recently? IPT "provide[s] independent, objective information needed by consumers to make informed investment decisions." Check out their resources on fighting elder investment fraud, which includes booklets, videos, posters and guides. They also undertake research initiatives which are listed here. Their most recent research report is "Elder Fraud and Financial Exploitation Survey of Medical Professionals: 1 In 5 Doctors, Nurses Aware They Are Often Dealing With Older Victims Of Investment Swindles" A pdf of the June 12, 2013 report of the results can be read here or you can view a video briefing of their study here.