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What You Don't Know CAN Hurt You

TIMELY, UP-TO-DATE INFORMATION about the latest scams, schemes, and other crimes that target senior Texans can be a powerful protective weapon. We at the Attorney General's Office sometimes think that we have seen everything. But every season we see a new crop of lies, deceptions, and outright assaults, many of them aimed at that most law-abiding group, our senior Texans.

The sooner you know about unscrupulous ideas, the less likely you are to be victimized, because in many cases, you are safe as soon as you understand what a scam artist is up to. In other cases, a few simple precautions can keep you out of harm's way. For this reason, our "Elder Alert" newsletter will now be sent to you in this timelier "Senior Alert" format, as an e-mail like this one or as a hard copy flyer that you are welcome to copy and distribute in any way you think appropriate. You can subscribe on-line to our e-mail alerts or put your name on our hard copy mailing list by calling (800) 252-8011.

You can help us by serving as our eyes and ears in the community. If you have been victimized, or if you have witnessed an incident or situation that concerns you, please let us know by emailing public.information@oag.state.tx.us. Let's work together to keep Texas safe.

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Greg Abbott
Attorney General of Texas

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ABOUT SENIOR ALERTS - Attorney General Abbott is committed to providing senior Texans with timely, up-to-date information about crime against the elderly and about other issues of importance to seniors. If you would like to receive email Senior Alerts, please register your information on our automated subscription service. Senior Alerts are also downloadable in PDF (see below) and are available in hard copy free of charge, by sending an email to: webmaster@texasattorneygeneral.gov.

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