Elder Financial Exploitation is a growing problem that costs older adults billions of dollars a year. The fraud and scams that face older adults on a daily basis are increasing in number and complexity. Join us as we discuss the following topics:
- Elder financial exploitation facts and figures
- Common scams to watch for
- Red flags of elder financial exploitation for financial institutions
- What financial institutions can do to combat elder financial exploitation
- Where to report
- SAR filing requirements
- Factors influencing the recovery of stolen funds
- Free resources for financial institutions
-Gary Iorfido, JD, AARP Pennsylvania Consumer Issues Task Force Volunteer
Gary is a member of the Pennsylvania AARP Consumer issues Task Force. In that role Gary provides training and education to members of the public on the various scams and frauds that we all face on a daily basis.
Gary brings over 40 years of experience in financial services compliance and regulation. Gary previously has held positions with financial services consulting firms and has also served as in-house counsel and/or compliance officer for a financial services holding company and several nationwide mortgage lenders. He also served as a Senior Attorney in the FDIC’s Division of Resolutions and Receiverships.
Gary is a graduate of Duquesne University and the University Of Pittsburgh School Of Law.
Gary has spoken frequently at seminars and conferences and presented numerous webinars on consumer compliance topics and on frauds and scams.
-Kate Kramer, Older Americans Policy Analyst, Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB)
Kate Kramer is a Policy Analyst with the Office for Older Americans at the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. Ms. Kramer’s work focuses on age-friendly banking, financial technology, elder financial exploitation, and protecting people living in assisted living communities and nursing homes from financial abuse. Before joining the CFPB, Ms. Kramer worked with older crime victims as the Project Director of the Elder Rights Center at the Area Agency on Aging of Palm Beach/Treasure Coast. Previously, she worked as a legal services attorney with a focus on family law, guardianship law, bankruptcy, and consumer law. Ms. Kramer holds a J.D. from Boston University School of Law and a B.A. from the University of Tulsa.
Recorded on Thu, Dec 14, 2023 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM EST