Financial Exploitation of the Elderly

Sep 23, 2014 - Sep 23, 2014 9:00 am - 12:00 pm Location: League Office

Session will cover:

  • What is Financial Exploitation
  • How to recognize Financial Exploitation
  • Types of Financial Exploitation
  • How Financial Exploitation occurs
  • Warning signs/red flags
  • How credit unions can help
  • How to report suspected cases of Financial Exploitation
  • How to advise your members

Presented by Lester E. Johnson, Jr.., Special Investigator Delaware Department of Justice, Office of the Attorney General, Senior Protection Unit.  Special Investigator Johnson is a Retired Delaware State Police (DSP) officer and has been with the Delaware Department of Justice, the Office of the Attorney General, in the Senior Protection Unit since 1999. He has over 24 years of criminal investigation experience. His last fifteen plus years have been spent specializing in the investigation of complaints of elder abuse, specifically financial exploitation, acting as an advocate for disabled adults as well as the elderly, and as a liaison between law enforcement and senior service agencies.

Johnson received training in various types of criminal investigations while employed by the DSP, including financial crimes investigations and has received specialized training in the field of elder abuse and investigating financial crimes since being employed by the Office of the Attorney General. He has also been trained as a Certified Instructor in Elder Abuse Investigations by the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center for the FBI.


Lunch provided.

Cost: $50 per registrant.

Registration deadline: September 16, 2014

Registration Form

Please contact Bernadette Hines, Education Director, with any questions.