Theft, Pressured Out of Money, or Legal Documents Were Misused

Theft, Pressured Out of Money, or Legal Documents Were Misused

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Someone You Know and Trust
Local and state Adult Protective Services (APS) agencies handle financial exploitation committed by people close to older adults, such as:
  • Theft using ATM cards, checks, or taking cash or property
  • Using the power of attorney to benefit oneself
  • Forgery of a signature
  • Unauthorized sales or changes to property titles or wills
  • Avoiding a doctor’s appointment to save the co-pay
  • Threats if money is not handed over
  • Signing over property under pressure
Report Abuse to APS
Report Abuse to APS

 

If this is an emergency please call 9-1-1 for immediate help.

 

What Happens Next?

 

  • What happens next depends on the state where you live. Each state has its own set of rules.
     
  • Check with the reporting agency for next steps.