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BBB offers tips for seniors to avoid these six scams

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May is Older Americans Month and the Better Business Bureau of Minnesota and North Dakota (BBB) is reminding seniors and their loved ones - as well as caregivers - of the importance of being vigilant in regard to scams.

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Because seniors control more than 70 percent of the nation's wealth, they are often targeted by fraudsters and con artists. However, simply by following some basic steps such as taking time to consider all offers carefully, seniors can avoid becoming a victim.

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