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Resources can help seniors avoid scams

They're quick, they're clever and they're convincing. And they're targeting senior citizens. Scam artists are hard at work in our area.

Saturday - 08/10/2013, 08:28am EDT

Tags: Kate Ryan, scam

SC man accused of posing as contractor in Md.

Frederick County officials say they're looking for a South Carolina man accused of posing as a home improvement contractor and ripping off an elderly resident.

Saturday - 05/25/2013, 06:02pm EDT

Tags: frederick, scam, contractor,

Police warn of utility scam targeting seniors

Fairfax County police are investigating a new scam targeting the county's older adults.

Tuesday - 03/05/2013, 01:55pm EST

Tags: police, scam, utility company, crime

Va. lawmakers advance crime commission bills

A Virginia Senate panel endorsed legislation Monday to crack down on illegal cigarette trafficking and financial crimes against elderly or incapacitated adults.

Monday - 01/21/2013, 02:33pm EST

Tags: Virginia State Crime Commission, Janet Howell, Virginia General Assembly