Crimes Against Seniors Information

Organization Phone Number
Adult Protective Services 502-595-4803
Attorney General's Office  (Consumer Protection Hotline) 888-432-9257
Crimes Against Seniors Squad 502-574-2278
ElderServe Emergency Crisis Response Team 502-587-8673
Guardianship Court 502-595-4933
Legal Aid Society 502-584-1254
Office for Aging & Disabled Citizens 502-574-5092
U of L Healthcare  Geriatrics Center 502-588-4271 

Types of Fraud

  • Telemarketing Fraud
  • Fraudulent Charities
  • Home Improvement Scams
  • Identity Theft
  • Purse Snatching
  • Pigeon Drops
  • Sweepstakes Scams

Prevention Tips

  • Request any solicitations in writing.
  • Never give personal information to someone you don't know.
  • Don't be pressured into contributing or making decisions about a major purchase.
  • Never pay in full before services are rendered.
  • Never send money for free gifts.
  • Check with the Better Business Bureau before hiring someone to do work for you.
  • Shred any personal information before discarding.
  • Never carry large sums of money on you, as well as, valuable jewelry or all your credit cards.
  • Remember, if it sounds too good to be true, it is!

Helpful Resources