Elder Fraud and Financial Exploitation


Eldercare Locator or call 1-800-677-1116 weekdays

The Eldercare Locator is a public service of the U.S. Administration on Aging connecting you to services for older adults and their families.

Fraud Fighter Call Center

FTC Complaint Assistant

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC), the nation's consumer protection agency, collects complaints about companies, business practices, identity theft, and episodes of violence in the media.

Legal Aid Attorney Locator (by state)

The Legal Services Corporation provides an online legal aid locator to assist low-income individuals, including elderly victims of financial fraud.

Mediator Locator

The Association for Conflict Resolution (ACR) is a non-profit group of professionals dedicated to alternative dispute resolution, with a mediator locator as well as information and resources for families.

National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (NAELA) Locator

Locate an elder abuse attorney through The National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (NAELA), the national professional organization of elder law attorneys representing older Americans. 

National Foundation for Credit Counseling Services or 1-800-388-2227.
Para ayuda en EspañolIlama al 1-800-682-9832

NFCC Member Agency Network includes more than 700 community-based offices located in all 50 states and Puerto Rico. NFCC Member Agencies provide financial counseling and education to millions of consumers each year in person, over the phone, or online.

Senior Legal Hotlines

Hotline provides legal assistance or referral on certain issues for some older adults.

Submit a Complaint

File a complaint about financial fraud on the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s Older Americans webpage.

Taking Action: An Advocate’s Guide to Assisting Victims of Financial Fraud

This guide is designed to assist victim advocates by providing information on financial fraud generally, as well as action steps that can be taken after an individual has been the victim of fraud.

Tell Your Story

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau provides a platform for citizens to tell their story of financial fraud.

The National Telemarketing Victims Call Center

US Department of Justice Approved Credit Counseling Agencies

List of approved credit counseling agencies on U.S. Department of Justice website.

US Department of Justice Victim Services Locator

The Office for Victims of Crime provides an online directory for locating services for victims of elder abuse, including financial exploitation.

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Reporting Suspected Fraud

The Financial Fraud Enforcement Task Force maintains a wide list of resources and information dedicated to helping find and report suspected cases of financial fraud.

Report Fraud

Financial Fraud Enforcement Task Force

Loretta E. Lynch, Attorney General, Chair
(202) 514-2000
Recursos Para Vctimas de Fraude
What is Financial Fraud?
What is Financial Fraud?

Financial Fraud encompasses a wide range of illegal behavior - from mortgage scams to Ponzi schemes, credit card theft to tax fraud. Everyone is affected by financial fraud.