MD|DC Credit Union Association Hosts Senior Seminar on Stopping Common and Costly Financial Scams

More than 25 seniors attended the education session Friday at the Pikesville Senior Center in Baltimore County.

Senior Seminar Pikesville

The MD|DC Credit Union Association was invited to speak by Maryland Delegate Dana Stein.

As members of Maryland’s SAFE program, Stop Adult Financial Exploitation, the Association discussed common scams that frequently target seniors including sweepstakes/lottery scams, income tax scams, home improvement scams, energy/utility supplier scams and robocalls.

CEO John Bratsakis also outlined options for financial account ownership and survivorship, advising seniors to carefully consider who has access to their money.