Senator Joey Hensley, MD: Tennessee 28th District Capitol Hill Week in Review
October 14, 2021
Scammers prey on unsuspecting or vulnerable victims
Too many people in Tennessee have fallen prey to scammers And with the increasing sophistication of digital technology, scammers are more devious than ever. That is why I have worked to pass legislation during my legislative tenure to protect Tennesseans from a number of schemes to defraud consumers in our state.
Unfortunately, many of these criminals prey on the good faith and humanity of some of our most vulnerable citizens - our elderly. The Government Accountability Office has estimated that seniors lose an estimated $2.9 billion...