Hiding in Plain Sight in Georgia: Benefits Trafficking of Vulnerable Adults


Please join our webinar on Friday, September 22nd, 2:00-3:00 p.m. EST as Maria Shumar, Victim Specialist Consultant, Elder Justice Initiative, US Department of Justice, Washington, DC, hosts a discussion with Heather Strickland, Assistant Special Agent in Charge, Georgia Bureau of Investigation, At-Risk Adult Abuse, Atlanta, GA, and Pat King, R.N., Team Leader, Forensic Special Initiatives Unit, Division of Aging Services, Georgia Department of Human Services, Atlanta, GA.

There is an emerging crime—targeting older and disabled adults to gain access to their monthly benefits and perpetrate various types of abuse, theft, and fraud. These crimes target billions of dollars in state and federal funds. Learn about what Georgia is doing to catch these criminals who traffic older and vulnerable adults.

Date & Time: 
Friday, September 22, 2017 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm ET
Updated September 8, 2017