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The FBI warns about two types of funeral and cemetery fraud perpetrated on seniors.
Sometimes they may pretend to conduct a survey so they can get your personal details, or to disguise their sales pitch until they have been talking to you for a while.
Older Australians may also be seen by scammers as generally less internet and computer savvy or familiar with new technology.
Scammers take advantage of people looking for romantic partners, often via dating websites, apps or social media by pretending to be prospective companions.
They play on emotional triggers to get you to provide money, gifts or personal details.
Older Australians may also be more susceptible to door-to-door and home maintenance scams.
Most commonly, counterfeit drug scams operate on the Internet, where seniors increasingly go to find better prices on specialized medications.