February 22, 2022 3 min read
In this digital era, cybercrime is on the rise. Recent bank scams have put a spotlight on how frequent scams are occurring. With more seniors being introduced to technology, they are at risk of being cheated as well!
Scammers often prey on our fears and worries. They target seniors who tend to be more trusting of strangers online since they lack the proficiency and confidence in using online tools. Seniors are also often more nervous when it comes to their life savings and would do anything to prevent putting their money at risk. Internet banking scams are therefore very dangerous in such situations.
In recent years, we see an increase in online scams and there exists several types of scams. Here are some that affects our seniors:
We live in a digital world where our senior loved ones might find hard to navigate. Let’s do our part to keep them safe from such cybercrimes! Here at The Golden Concepts, we believe that ageing well includes being comfortable to learn new things without letting age stop us. Hence, we want to highlight the importance of preventing seniors from being scammed, to allow them to be more confident with technology and have a better online experience.
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