Groton Senior Center pilots program to prevent financial exploitation of seniors

Tuesday, September 03, 2019

At least once a day, a resident contacts the Groton Town Police Department to report that someone claiming to be an IRS agent just called, or some another scam, said Officer Sean O’Brien.

As a patrol officer, O’Brien said, he alone has handled about a half dozen incidents in the past year in which community members were scammed. In one incident, a person granted remote access to his computer, and his bank accounts were wiped out.

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Category: Community Interest