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7 Steps to Prevent Financial Elder Abuse

7 Steps to Prevent Financial Elder Abuse
Source: Council on Aging – Orange County; coaoc.org

You can protect yourself or a loved one from being victimized by or exposed to financial fraud. Here’s how:

  1. Visit annualcreditreport.com.
  2. Visit dmachoice.org or mail a request to
    DMA Mail Preference Service,
     P.O. Box 643, Carmel, NY 10512.
  3. Visit Facebook.com/privacy.
  4. Sign up at https://www.ims-dm.com/cgi/ddnc.php.
  5. Call 888-5-OPT-OUT or visit optoutprescreen.com.
  6. Visit dmachoice.org and click “Email Opt Out Service.”
  7. Call 888-382-1222 from the phone you wish to register. Or visit donotcall.gov.