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April 22 - How Con Artists Target Elders For Financial Scams

Today Attorney General Hector Balderas kicked off Money Smart Week in New Mexico with workshops scheduled to train people on elder exploitation, cyber security for elders, and also financial literacy and employment for younger folks.

Beginning today KSFR will explore issues facing older Americans, a growing segment of the American population…and sometimes the most vulnerable.  In light of Money Smart Week, We begin with a consumer story on how con artists target older adults, whose life savings and bank accounts are perceived to be ripe for the picking. KSFR reporter Mary Lou Cooper brings us the story.