The charges include theft, insurance fraud, and deceptive business practices.
Witpain Township police say 22-year-old Tiffany Mitchell ripped off an elderly man by preying on his sympathies with phony stories.
“The elderly are vulnerable because they’re alone, and a lot of time they’re isolated and they’re looking for some type of interaction,” notes one expert.
Now, thanks to technology, there are tools available to family members concerned that someone may be stealing from or hurting an elderly loved one.
What do you do if you find out that your elderly mom or dad is the victim of a financial scam?
The women ranged in age from 77 to 92.