'Your papers, please' must never be heard in America
Independent voices from the TWT Communities
Mr. Lachs said senior citizens who are defrauded of their life savings have a risk of dying that is three times higher than it otherwise would be.
"It's just a huge problem," he said. "When older Americans are financially exploited and there are no resources left for their care, these individuals effectively become wards of the state. In these cases, all Americans end up paying."