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Elder fraud is the financial exploitation of the state's older population. National statistics indicate older generations lose $40 billion per year to fraudulent electronic scams. The state's fifty and older population accounts for more than 25 percent of fraud complaints and identity thefts reportedly annually. The article reports not only on the schemes but who perpetrates these crimes.
North Carolina has a history of failure to comply with Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, which states no person shall be subject to discrimination due to any handicap when seeking and/or receiving federal financial assistance.