Alzheimer's Society Podcast

Criminal scams and dementia - Alzheimer's Society podcast August 2015



Criminal gangs target older people by phone, letter and email. Common cons include bogus foreign lotteries, miracle health cures, fake prize draw wins and investment opportunities. In this edition of the podcast Helpline Coordinator Angelo talks about how people with dementia can fall prey to these types of scams, how to report them and what can be done to prevent them happening.