Financial Abuse
We face many financial risks in retirement. One of those which is often overlooked is being taken advantage of by someone else. Elder financial abuse is a growing problem in the United States. Seniors lose an estimated $36.5 Billion every year to fraud.
Our guest Ethan Vessels joins us for an in depth discussion on this topic. We will discuss:
  • Examples of abuse he has seen.
  • The Types of abuse by strangers.
  • How the people you know and trust take advantage of you.
  • What type of recourse you might have
  • Some steps you can take to limit your risks.
  • And what you can do if you suspect you or someone you know is a victim of financial abuse.

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Links and Resources To Help With Elder Financial Abuse


West Virginia Adult Protective Services

Phone:  Toll Free:  (800) 352-6513, Local Office (Wood County):  (304) 420-2560

Website: Click Here

Ohio Adult Protective Services

Phone: (740) 373-5513

Website: Click Here


About Our Guest….

Ethan Vessels

Ethan is a litigation specialist with the firm of Fields, Dehmlow and Vessels.  One of his area’s of specialization is Elder Financial Abuse.  He is a graduate of the United States Military Academy and The Moritz College of Law at The Ohio State University.

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Here’s How To Get In Touch with Ethan

Phone Number:  740-374-5346


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