Cash scams tar­get oldies

Daily Mirror - - NEWS -

NEARLY one in five over-60s be­lieve they have been ap­proached more than 10 times by fi­nan­cial scammers in the past year.

The av­er­age lost by vic­tims was £401.

San­tander, which polled 1,000 peo­ple, plans free classes to help spot scams.

Ex-Strictly Come Danc­ing head judge Len Good­man, 73, who is help­ing the cam­paign, said: “The scam avoid­ance school was a real eye-opener. I want to pass on this knowl­edge.”

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