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FBWEV Participates in Elder Fraud Discussions

Published on 10/22/2015
Elder Fraud SessionThe Foggy Bottom West End Village and the Foggy Bottom Association joined to host an elder fraud prevention program on October 21st. The 25 attendees heard two members of the D.C. Elder Abuse Prevention Committee - Idriys Abdullah, a Consumer Protector Advocate with the Department of Insurance, Security and Banking and Fiona Drury, a Nurse Practitioner with Iona Services discuss how to prevent elder financial exploitation and how to plan in advance and make informed decisions.

The topics that were covered included common types of elder financial scams ,identity theft, medical identity theft, planning for unexpected life events, and preparing financially for disasters. All agreed that the class was a beginning conversation on a very important topic.

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