November 17, 2021

The 5 Biggest Scams That Target The Elderly and How to Avoid Them • Tamarac Talk


By: Bryan Boggiano

Scams against seniors are nothing new in the community; however, after Sgt. Devoune Williams with the  Broward Sheriff’s Office saw an uptick in cases, he wanted to get the word out.

“We’re community members, and our family is here as well,” he said. “We all have a common village interest in the protection, care, and overall well-being of our seniors here in Tamarac.”

He reminded residents about the biggest scams they see in Tamarac.

1. The Bail Bonds or Grandparent Scam

A caller claiming to be the senior’s child, grandchild, niece, or nephew will call a resident asking them to give money to…

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