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April 9, 2013 > Protect yourself against scams and schemes

Protect yourself against scams and schemes

Submitted By Marianne Ledda

The Fremont Main Library is hosting an informational presentation on common scams that target the elderly, including unsuitable annuities, Veteran's Aid and Attendance Program, reverse mortgages, and living trusts. Presenters Neil Granger and Prescott Cole will provide attendees with tips to avoid becoming a victim.

Neil Granger, a 30-year independent Life Agent in California, has consulted and testified in state and federal court and before the Assembly Insurance Committee and the Senate Finance Committee. He is a member of the California Department of Insurance Curriculum Board, which makes recommendations on educational standards for Insurance Agents in California.

Prescott Cole is an 18-year attorney for California Advocates for Nursing Home Reform (CANHR). Cole facilitates CANHR training programs for law enforcers and legal services programs for attorneys and seniors about elder abuse, neglect and financial scams. JFK University's 2003 Alumnus of the Year and California Lawyer Magazine's Elder Law Attorney for 2010, Cole has authored legislation and testified before the U.S. Senate Special Committee on Aging about financial elder abuse.

The presentation, to be held Friday, April 19 at the Fremont Main Library is free and requires no prior registration.

Scams and Schemes
Friday, Apr 19
1:30 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Fremont Main Library
2400 Stevenson Blvd., Fremont
(510) 745-1432

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