Committee to Examine Long-Term Impact of Sports-Related Brain Injuries
Two former professional athletes, an NFL player and WWE wrestler, will head to Capitol Hill on Wednesday to share their stories about how repeated concussions have cut short their careers, robbed them of their memories and left them wondering how they will function as they grow older.
Hearing to Press Prepaid Debit Card Companies and Retailers on Efforts to Curb Phone Scams
WASHINGTON- The U.S. Senate Special Committee on Aging will hold a hearing on Wednesday to examine what prepaid debit card companies and retail stores are doing to help prevent consumers-particularly seniors—from falling victim to phone scams. The hearing is the third in a series of investigations the panel has undertaken on phone scams affecting the elderly.
GAO: Action Needed to Combat $5 Billion Tax Refund Fraud
WASHINGTON - The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) must take bold and innovative action to combat more than $5 billion in fraudulent identity theft tax refunds, according to a new report by the Government Accountability Office (GAO).
Senate Aging Committee Launches New Anti-Fraud Hotline, Enhanced Website to Assist Seniors
If you or someone you know suspect you've been victim of a scam or fraud aimed at seniors, the U.S. Senate Special Committee on Aging has set up a new toll-free hotline to help.The hotline was unveiled today to make it easier for senior citizens to report suspected fraud and receive assistance. It will be staffed by a team of committee investigators weekdays from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. EST.
Bill Nelson (D-FL)
Susan M. Collins (R-ME)
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