Older New Yorkers are losing thousands to scammers. How to protect yourself

16 Jun 2021 | 10:57

An 82-year-old woman living in downtown Manhattan reported to police that on Friday, January 15, she received a call from an unknown man claiming to be from the IRS.

The caller said that the woman’s Social Security number had been stolen and she would go to jail if she did not send him money immediately...