Older people and adults with disabilities can be at greater risk of financial abuse, especially by someone they know and trust. This can include:

  • Stealing money
  • Unauthorised, improper or unlawful use of funds
  • Pressure to make withdrawals
  • Forcing changes to legal documents such as a will
  • Denying access to personal funds, forging signatures or misusing Power of Attorney

If you’re concerned about the welfare of someone you know and believe they’re at risk, call ACT Policing on 131 444.

If you suspect they’re a victim of financial abuse, you can report it to Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or www.crimestoppersact.com.au

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