Preventing and Reporting Elder Financial Abuse
Protect the Elderly from Financial Exploitation by the American Bankers Association
Adult Protective Services – Information from the California Department of Social Services
Attorney General’s Citizen’s Guide to Preventing & Reporting Elder Abuse – Available in English, Spanish, Chinese
Reporting Elder Financial Abuse
If you want to report elder financial abuse, contact your local county APS Office (PDF). Abuse reports may also be made to you local law enforcement agency.
The following forms are to assist you in filing your report of suspected dependent adult or elder abuse. If you are employed by a financial institution, please complete form SOC 342. All other persons should complete form SOC 341.
- Report of Suspected Dependent Adult/Elder Abuse, SOC 341 (PDF)
- Translation: Spanish (PDF)
- Report of Suspected Dependent Adult/Elder Financial Abuse, SOC 342 (PDF)
- Bar Association of San Francisco (BASF) has a referral service for elder abuse.
- Consult the California Law Enforcement Agencies to find law enforcement agencies in your community.
- FDIC Consumer News
- (Summer 2013) Financial Tips for Seniors: 15 Quick Tips for Protecting Your Finances and How Older Adults Can Steer Clear of Scam Artists
- (Winter 2011/2012) – Fraud Against the Elderly: How You Can Spot and Prevent Financial Abuse
- Guidance on Reporting Financial Abuse of Older Adults
- Seniors Against Investment Fraud (SAIF)
- Use the National Elder Care Locator to find Adult Protective Services in your community, anywhere in the US. Just enter your zip code in the locator, or call 800-677-1116