As part of the Better Business Bureau of Minnesota and North Dakota’s Institute for Marketplace Ethics, welcome to the Senior Scene which is an extension of the Senior Outreach Program.
Nationwide, scams against seniors generated billions of dollars each year for criminals. Seniors are often targeted by scam artists because they are generally more trusting and are perceived to be easier to persuade. Seniors may not be aware that they have fallen for a scam until it's too late and may avoid telling anyone for fear of losing independence by appearing so vulnerable.
Our goal is to inform seniors and other groups about issues of interest to seniors today. We give consumers the tools to deal with frauds and scams directed at this growing demographic. Consumers can connect to the resources of the Better Business Bureau and other agencies to become better informed in today's marketplace. Important Resources for Seniors
To request materials or to have someone from the BBB speak to your group about marketplace issues, contact Gary Johnson, Senior Program Manager at (651) 695-2424 or firstname.lastname@example.org.