New Hotline Helps Texas Seniors Cope with Scams and Fraud
SAN ANTONIO - Texas seniors now have a centralized resource for learning about - and coping with - scams that exploit their financial vulnerabilities. The toll-free hotline, answered by lawyers from the Texas Legal Services Center, is available to Medicare recipients or anyone 60 years of age and older.
Sandra Garcia Huhn, a staff attorney and hotline responder for the center's Elder Exploitation Project, says too often schemers find seniors to be especially attractive targets. "A lot of times, they're trusting. " (contd.)
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