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This website has been condensed and is no longer being updated as of November 28, 2016. Some resources previously available on this website may no longer be available. Content may link to web pages that have moved or no longer exist, or may refer to other documents that are no longer available. An upcoming 2017 website for the new National Center of Law and Elder Rights (NCLER) will provide an enhanced experience in access to national legal resource support in the priority legal issue areas currently featured on this site. The new NCLER Website will include access to:

  • Legal Basics Training and Advanced Training program
  • Technical Assistance in legal service delivery systems
  • Web requests for Case Consultations
  • Alerts, news and resources to help you stay informed

NCLER experts are available now for case consultations in substantive legal issues and technical assistance on the enhancement of legal service delivery systems. Please Contact ncler@justiceinaging.org

Federal Programs

Social Security

Fighting Social Security Fraud
Source: SSA
Content Type: Webpage
Webpage Information on fraud and anti-fraud measures in Social Security programs.


State Program Integrity Support and Assistance
Source: Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
Content Type: Website
Guidance for Medicaid and Medicare fraud prevention as well as information on how to report fraud.

Postal Inspector

Consumer Awareness
Source: US Postal Inspection Service
Content Type: Website
Specific information on scams such as: ID Theft, Reshipping Scams, Money Order, Internet, Work at Home, Dialing for Dollars, Sweepstakes, Victim Rights). Hurricane Katrina Fraud, Corporate Fraud, Procurement Fraud, ID Theft, Internet Fraud, Africa Based Investment Schemes, Telemarketing Fraud, Mortgage Scams.


Common Fraud Schemes
Source: Federal Bureau of Investigation
Content Type: Website
The FBI website includes an updated list of scams.

Fraud Target: Senior Citizens
Source: Federal Bureau of Investigation
Content Type: Website
The FBI website includes information on fraud and scams specifically targeting older Americans. This includes: Health Insurance Fraud, Counterfeit Prescription Drugs, Funeral and Cemetery Fraud, Fraudulent "anti-aging" products, Telemarketing Fraud, Internet Fraud, Investment Schemes.