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!
Danger for the Elderly
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:
What can you do to help your loved ones fight against scams?
Educate them - Teach them these basic steps
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.
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