Elderly New Yorkers at risk of being victimized financially

Three thieves admitted in court to taking advantage of elderly women who had placed their trust in them. The cases are not related but they fit a disturbing pattern that District Attorney John J. Flynn fears will only grow worse as the county's elderly population grows. "These people prey on the elderly. In Western New York, we have more and more elderly people who are living longer," Flynn said. "A lot of people who are elderly ... don’t have family here to watch out for them. You put all those together and it creates a problem. It's a perfect storm."

Read more: http://buffalonews.com/2017/04/07/3-plead-guilty-targeting-seniors-thefts/

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