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Provincial Learning Event: Protect What’s Yours! Prevent Financial Abuse, Fraud & Scams
September 19, 2023 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
You are invited to join the BC CRN, Seniors First BC, and the BC RCMP Federal Policing Prevention & Engagement for BC CRN’s September Provincial Learning Event, Protect What’s Yours! Prevent Financial Abuse, Fraud & Scams.
Cpl Vinh NGO works with the RCMP’s Federal Policing Prevention and Engagement (FPPE) in British Columbia to advance the RCMP’s objective of protecting vulnerable groups such as seniors. Cpl NGO will discuss the top fraud trends that are affecting seniors and will address how older adults can protect themselves from being victimized.
Sara Pon, a staff lawyer and researcher from Seniors First BC, will also be speaking at the Learning Event to discuss how financial abuse is one of the most common forms of elder abuse. Sara will also be discussing safety strategies and providing resources for the same.