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PA Department of Aging Forms New Investigative Unit to Tackle Elder Financial Abuse

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Secretary of Aging Robert Torres speaks during a press conference, which announced the formation of a dedicated investigative unit to support Area Agencies on Aging in probing complex financial exploitation cases and obtaining justice for older Pennsylvanians, Aug. 17, 2022.

The Pennsylvania Department of Aging is shining a light on elder financial abuse – one of the most challenging crimes to investigate. WESA’s Sarah Boden reports how a new investigative unit might lead to more convictions.

Read the full story at: https://www.wesa.fm/economy-business/2022-08-22/pennsylvania-dept-of-aging-creates-new-unit-to-investigate-elder-financial-abuse

(Original air-date: 8/23/22)

Sarah Boden covers health, science and technology for 90.5 WESA. Before coming to Pittsburgh in November 2017, she was a reporter for Iowa Public Radio where she covered a range of issues, including the 2016 Iowa Caucuses.