Elder financial abuse is a crime. It involves the wrongful taking of money or property, whether through fraud, scams, predatory caretakers or family, or others. An estimated $2.9 billion is stolen annually from elders. You can learn to protect yourself and those you love.
A SPECIAL COMMUNITY EDUCATION AND TRAINING EVENT
“Working together to prevent financial abuse on the Central Coast of California!”
Monday, November 3, 2014
8:30 am to 12 pm noon
San Luis Obispo City/County Library Community Room
995 Palm Street, San Luis Obispo
Registration: 8:30 am
Keynote/Welcome Address: District Attorney Elect Dan Dow
Session 1: 9:00 am to 10:15 am - Consumer Roundtable
With Panelists representing Adult Protective Services, San Luis Obispo (SLO) County, SLO County Sheriff’s Department, SLO County District Attorney’s Office, Legal Services of SLO and Santa Barbara Counties, and local Financial Institution Security Expert
Session 2: 10:30 am to 12 pm noon - Financial Institution Training Session
Trainer: Patty Presta, Vice President, Events, AAP, Western Payments Alliance
Mandated Reporting of Suspected Elder Financial Abuse
- how to identify “typical victims,” reasons for under-reporting, typical perpetrators, red flags, and reporting processes
Bank Secrecy Act/Suspicious Activity Reporting Requirements
FREE to senior citizens and the general public. To sign up as a community member, please call (415) 956-5556 and leave a message with your name.
Professionals (Legal, Financial Services) may attend both sessions for a modest fee of $99. Register here.
Sponsorship information available here.
60 Day Campaign to Help Raise Awareness a Success!
Great appreciation for our Crowdfunding supporters! Your contributions helped us with our recent move from San Francisco to Sacramento. Thank you all!
EFPN HAS MOVED!
We are now located in the offices of the
Consumer Federation of California at:
Elder Financial Protection Network
NEW web address is: www.elderfinancialprotection.org
STAY IN TOUCH!
We need your financial support.
Our mission to prevent elder financial abuse through innovative partnerships that build public awareness, drive community outreach and provide professional training has never been more important. As a non-profit organization, Elder Financial Protection Network (EFPN) serves an important role by ensuring that the issue of elder financial abuse remains in the public eye.