There's No Excuse for Financial Elder Abuse!

Published by Consumer Attorneys of San Diego and Delaware Trial Lawyers Association


How vulnerable are your aging Parents and clients to financial abuse and exploitation? What particular acts are they most vulnerable to? Who is advising them about their money – is it financial planning or fleecing? What are they being sold and how much are they losing? What does this mean for your inheritance? How can seniors be protected against abuse and what remedies are available to victims?

Fraud is often thought to refer to stranger-induced scams such as fake credit card schemes, lottery and prize promotions, and phony investment sales--typically sold through the internet, tele-marketing, or by direct mail. However, most financial abuse is committed by “trusted others” – individuals such as relatives, caregivers, fiduciaries, and other professionals or advisers who are in close relationships with a vulnerable senior and, therefore, in a position to exploit that relationship.

Kimberly Swierenga, Esq., MBA
Kimberly Swierenga, Esq./MBA specializes in helping clients who have been victimized by the predatory practices of financial advisors, insurance agents, title companies, banks and others in the financial services industry. Her practice focuses on litigation relating to elder financial abuse, improper annuity and life insurance sales, trust-mill schemes, Veterans' benefits scams, unfair/fraudulent business practices, Business & Professions Code §17200 (UCL) claims, and consumer legal remedies...More

Originally Published

April 12, 2018

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  • There's No Excuse for Financial Elder Abuse! - Video
  • There's No Excuse for Financial Elder Abuse! - Paper 1

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