Department of Aging to Announce Formation of Unit to Investigate Financial Exploitation Cases Involving Older Adults, Highlight Other Agency Efforts

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HARRISBURG – Pennsylvania Department of Aging Secretary Robert Torres will announce the expansion of a pilot project to form an investigative unit to assist the 52 Area Agencies on Aging across the commonwealth with probing complex financial exploitation cases involving older adults.

Sec. Torres will be joined by members of the new investigative unit along with representatives from the Pennsylvania State Police, Office of the Attorney General, Department of Banking and Securities and the Department of Military and Veterans Affairs, who will each highlight their efforts to combat financial exploitation of older adults.

WHAT: Sec. Torres to announce creation of special unit dedicated to investigating financial exploitation cases involving older adults

WHEN: Wednesday, August 17 – 1:00 PM

WHERE: Capitol Media Center; Pennsylvania State Capitol