There are still many reports from the BBB and Attorney General about fraudulent telemarketing phone calls. LifeStation does not engage in telemarketing of this kind. You will never receive a recorded call from LifeStation as all of our customer service calls are made by live LifeStation representatives. If you receive a recorded call or a call from someone claiming they are LifeStation, ask for a call back number or call LifeStation Customer Service at 877.833.2020.
Due to the continued fraudulent telemarketing phone calls and other scams, we have compiled various resources that can aid you in spotting a scam or fraud and dealing with it.
The Better Business Bureau (BBB) has a page that links to a number of articles on how to spot and avoid scams.
They also have a list of the top 10 scams of 2012 so you can see some examples of scams from the past year.
The FBI has a webpage dedicated to helping senior citizens avoid fraud.
The National Crime Prevention Council also provides tips on keeping older citizens from becoming victims of fraud and identity theft.
AgingCare.com provides an article about protecting elderly parents from identity theft.
See LifeStation’s previous blog posts on internet safety for seniors and senior fraud protection.