Myths and Realities of Financial Exploitation and Fraud
The myths and realities of financial exploitation and fraud in Florida for elderly people. There’s a misunderstanding about fraud and financial exploitation in Florida. It isn’t necessarily being done online or by the phone by some stranger outside of the country. Financial exploitation and the taking of money and fraud against elderly persons in Florida can occur by a trustee, a guardian or power of attorney.
If you’re a family member of an elderly person who’s vulnerable and who has been financially exploited, know what your rights are. Read Chapter 825 of the Florida statutes. It defines what an exploitation act is, and it defines who may be held responsible if money has been improperly taken.