Examining New Legislation to Combat Elder Fraud Aging Research Winter 2015

On July 23rd, 2013, Governor Pat McCrory signed Senate Bill 140, “Financial Exploitation of Older Adults,” into law as N.C. Session Law 2013–337. The new law is the culmination of several years of work and research on fraud committed against the elderly, a resulting Task Force comprised of legislative, state agency, law enforcement, and financial sector representatives, and a bill introduced by one of the legislators serving on the Task Force.… Full story »