Financial Abuse of the
A Detective's Case Files on Exploitation Crimes
author is a Florida detective recognized as an expert
investigator of exploitation crimes who presents 11 shocking
and factual investigations. He dispels the myths of this misunderstood crime
while providing specific and practical prevention advice....
How to recognize exploitation, expose exploiters and help
them to incriminate them-selves....
Easy legal steps to take
to prevent someone from emptying an elder's bank accounts if
they should lose mental capacity...How to protect yourself
while you still can.
Available at: Lulu,
and now at
For more information, see the website:
Financial Abuse of the Elderly
Visit Joe Roubicek's Blog and join the discussion!
Marked for Destruction
A True Story
by Officer John Caravella (retired)
What Adele Fraulen might have thought to be nothing more
than a meaningless bad dream one night in 1935 would
actually come true. At age 79 she would find herself living
a nightmare -- a struggle for her life, simply because she
innocently trusted the wrong professionals to help with her
portion of a Million Dollar inheritance; they would steal
her very existence. Her neighbors, Chris and Patricia
Zurillo, would realize that Adele's life was going terribly
wrong and dedicate themselves to freeing her from captivity.
Marked For Destruction is a rare book that exposes an
ever-expanding crime against our elderly.
In an attempt to reach
and help as many people as possible with the true story
of Adele's victimization of elderly abuse and fraud, it has
been decided to post the book "Marked For Destruction" in
its entirety for free reading by any visitor to the site:
On behalf of Adele's friends, Chris and Patricia Zurillo,
whose photo is displayed on the site and linked to this
posting, it is felt that the importance and timeliness of
this story warrants making it as available as
possible. It is inconsistent with that goal to withhold its
availability for the sake of its sale in PDF format for
$5.49. The book in print will remain available as a retail
Against Her Will
by John Howard Wyman
cautionary tale of elder abuse and the system that perpetuates
it. Two years ago John Wyman's mother
Carol walked out of a nursing home in Rockford, Illinois. She
had been placed there for the convenience of others, not for her
own well-being and had suffered mentally, physically and
When she ended up at John's home outside of Aspen, Colorado his
journey began. Hairdresser by trade, rebel at heart, John took
on the challenges of dealing with nursing homes, courts and
family members to provide the best possible situation for his
What he experienced woke him up to the inequities and injustices
lurking in the systems which have been established to help our
older population. He decided to share his story to make us all
aware of the catastrophic possibilities that lie in wait if we
don't take action to change these systems. A must read for all
who may become old.
Available through Amazon.
Very special thanks
2010: Laurie Roberts (columnist
for the Arizona Republic) published an on-going
series of columns exposing guardianship injustice
specifically involving the Maricopa County Probate
Court (AZ) throughout the year, including the Marie
Long case, which was featured on
The CBS Evening
News with Katie Couric.
National Silver Alert Program
(c) 2006 NASGA
Guardianship abuse and conservatorship
abuse IS elder abuse!
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