Day 19 Of “Catch 22” Focuses On A Woman Who Once Took Over $1600 From An Elderly Man

It’s Day 19 of Yavapai Silent Witness’ “Catch 22” program. Today we feature the search for 39-year-old Vanessa Lynn Chavez. Between July third and ninth of 2013, an elderly victim reported to police that someone made multiple withdrawls from his bank account totaling over 16-hundred dollars. The transactions were made from an ATM at a […]

Two Suspects In A Car Repair Scam Hit More Victims In Prescott Valley

A car repair scam in Prescott Valley has hit at least three more victims. We told you Wednesday about two suspects that were targeting elderly people for vehicle repairs. The suspects tried to scam an elderly Dewey couple in the parking lot of the Prescott Valley Walmart then followed the couple back to their house […]

The FBI Is Spreading The Word About Scams Involving The Elderly

The FBI is spreading the word about scams that lead to elderly fraud. Saturday is World Elder Abuse Awareness Day and elderly fraud is a rising concern not only nationwide, but in Arizona. The FBI says the top five crimes against the elderly by victim count are extortion, personal data breach, non-payment/non-delivery, tech support and […]