Senior Investors at Higher Risk for Investment Fraud due to Social Isolation.

The NASAA, FINRA, and the staff of the SEC’s Office of Investor Education and Advocacy have joined to raise awareness that increased social isolation during the COVID-19 pandemic can have a devastating impact on senior investors. With many seniors in isolation for their own safety, friends and family are unable to physically check in and are not able to notice the sometimes small but important changes in behavior that could indicate a person is susceptible to fraud or worse, is being victimized.