Today, we begin with a report that may have you asking, who do federal agencies really serve? In this story, elderly widows are being victimized by the very agency that’s supposed to help provide them with financial security. And the only reason we know is because of one employee at the Social Security Administration who’s blowing the whistle.
The following is a transcript of a report from “Full Measure with Sharyl Attkisson.” Watch the video by clicking the link at the end of the page.
A Michigan widow loses $30,000 to Geek Squad imposters. A Florida man defrauds a widow of $1 million in insurance money.
And then there are the romance scams.
AARP video: They might share a hard luck story and ask you to send money or perhaps a gift card to help pay a bill.
The image of widows getting cheated is a stereotype for good reason. But
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