Friday, March 13th - 1:00 p.m.
According to a local OPP officer, there have been many seniors in the local area who have been defrauded, and in some cases, of all their savings.
Espanola OPP Community Services Officer, Marie Ford, says some local seniors have been scammed for literally thousands of dollars and she wants to help seniors protect themselves.
To that end, she has teamed up with the Espanola Royal Canadian Legion Branch #39 to host an afternoon presentation with a seminar focusing on people over 60 years of age and the possible scams they can be subjected to.
Ford will be make presentation and will also be joined by a representative from the Canadian Anti-fraud Centre’s Senior Support Unit.
The two-hour seminar will be held on Fri., Mar 13th at 1:30pm.
It is free and refreshments will be provided