Financial Elder Abuse Lawyer Interviews
June 30, 2015. By Brenda Craig.
Read [ Lawyer Tackles Elder Abuse in Financial Services Industry ]
Beverly Hills, CA A 2015 report produced by True Link Financial estimates that the amount lost by senior citizens through financial elder abuse in the US is at a staggering $36.48 billion annually. That number surges well past a previous MetLife Institute report in 2011 that estimated the amount to be $2.9 billion.
December 1, 2013. By Brenda Craig.
Read [ Follow the Money Says Elder Fraud Attorney ]
Walnut Creek, CA Defrauding elderly Americans of their life savings is a multibillion-dollar problem in the United States. Attorney Craig Niven’s law practice partly focuses on trying to recover assets for seniors who have fallen prey to the perpetrators of all kinds of cruel construction and real estate swindles.
November 23, 2013. By Brenda Craig.
Read [ Outrage Over Financial Exploitation of Elderly Drives California Lawyer ]
Beverly Hills, CA After 45 years practicing law, Phil Brown could go golfing and forget about coming to the office every day. Instead, he says he can’t wait to get to work every morning. His focus for almost a decade now has been financial elder abuse.
October 29, 2013. By Brenda Craig.
Read [ How Financial Elder Abuse Works ]
Renton, WA Leonard Swenson was a lonely Washington state widower with a house, a truck, $90,000 in savings and a regular income. A trusting man with a limited education, Swenson became a target of devastating emotional and financial abuse.
October 24, 2013. By Brenda Craig.
Read [ Washington State Tough on Elder Fraud ]
Seattle, WA King County prosecutor Page Ulrey calls the growing number of financial abuse cases “outrageous.” There are two prosecuting attorneys in her office who work on financial elder abuse but she says they need more like five prosecutors to handle the work. “We’re swamped,” says Ulrey, who recently spoke at a White House conference on the subject and is fast becoming known for her very effective work bringing perpetrators to trial.