Tag: Elderly

From Trust to Bust: The Pig Butchering Playbook

R.O.S.E., Resources/Outreach to Safeguard the Elderly Pig butchering is a term that invokes horrendous images. In this case, however, it’s a term for a sinister scam that has become alarmingly prevalent in recent years. This scam, which originated in China during the pandemic, involves cybercriminals who “fatten up” their victims before slaughtering them, much like…

Be Alert to Tax Return Fraud

R.O.S.E., Resources/Outreach to Safeguard the Elderly It’s tax season! That means it’s also time for tax return fraud. This type of fraud is a pervasive issue that can wreak havoc on your finances and leave you dealing with the fallout for months or even years. Did you know that the IRS flagged over $5 billion…