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Financial Exploitation Podcast

Financial Exploitation

Posted on 02/29/2024at9:07 pm

Clint Adams and James Lindsay, Chair of the Financial Exploitation Task Force at Legal Aid of WV, share information on financial exploitation. Financial exploitation refers to the intentional misappropriation of finances or wealth belonging to elderly, disabled, or incapacitated individuals. What does it mean to have a fiduciary relationship with someone, in terms of finances? What are the responsibilities this type of relationship entails? What are some indicators of financial exploitation to be aware of?