People warned of elder theft and Medicare fraud in area


September 24, 2019

Hill County officials say elderly theft is not only a national problem, not just a state problem, but a county problem with 14 active cases in Hill County dealing with elderly theft and Medicare fraud.

“What we are running into is some seniors that are at home alone, very lonely, and these con-artists — to say the least, call them up and act as their friend — They’ll call them back two or three times and then they will start to get information from them,” Seniors’ Health Insurance Information Program Information Specialist Marci Bergren said. “They will ask for their Social S...

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