The $90,000 Lesson: Protecting Elders from Financial Abuse

August 13, 2012 PORTLAND, Ore. - The son of an Oregon woman bilked out of $90,000 has advice for other grown children concerned about their aging parents: Get involved sooner rather than later. At his mother's house, John Fread of Portland noticed a credit card statement with a balance of $20,000. Scammers had charged almost [...]