Unfortunately, there are people in this world that like to take advantage of others. Fear is one of the most effective tactic used by scammers. Fear creates confusion, and confusion can lead to panic which leads a person in that situation to make hasty and often disastrous decisions. Seniors are often most susceptible to these tactics. Even if you have done nothing wrong, a person who contacts you can lead you to believe that through some circumstance, you have. Fear of financial ruin, legal action or safety causes many victims to pay or give personal information to scammers. Understanding the most commonly used fear tactics will help you avoid becoming a victim. If you have any questions about a potential scam, call us today. It is always better to contact an attorney and ask questions before handing over delicate information.