FBI Warns of Increased Reports of Fraud Targeting Seniors in Montana

In recognition of National Senior Fraud Awareness Day on May 15, 2022, the FBI Salt Lake City Field Office is raising awareness about an increase in reporting of cyber scams targeting the elderly in Montana.

The FBI Billings Resident Agency has received at least one call a month where victims have lost significant amounts of money in the hundreds of thousands of dollars.

“Most of the victims, it totally destroys them because they will refinance their house, take out their savings, their retirement, and they’re left with very little,” said Special Agent Chad McNiven of the Salt Lake City FBI’s...

 

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