Coronavirus: Elderly in lockdown vulnerable to scammers, advocates say - News Summed Up

Coronavirus: Elderly in lockdown vulnerable to scammers, advocates say


As the nation prepares to go into lockdown, people are being urged to look out for scammers preying on the vulnerable. Netsafe, South Canterbury elderly advocates and the police say scammers may use Covid-19 to target people and they reinforced online and phone safety messages. Bejon Haswell/Stuff Timaru Senior Citizens Association community support co-ordinator Robyn Baldwin. Timaru Senior Citizens Association community support co-ordinator Robyn Baldwin said scammers were anticipated at this time as they were notorious for taking advantage of the vulnerable. She said anyone could ring Timaru Senior Citizens if they needed help on 036877581.


Source: Stuff March 24, 2020 01:30 UTC



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