Unfortunately, senior citizens are a target of fraud and abuse. Just remember, NEVER release personal information over the telephone or to a stranger who has come to your home. NEVER give out your date of birth,driver’s license number, bank account numbers, or credit card numbers to anyone! If you think you have been a victim of a crime or have accidentally given personal information to someone,you may call the police department any time at 847-255-2416.
Other agencies who assist senior citizens are:
Senior Help Abuse Hotline 800/252-8955from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday thru Friday 800/279-0400 from 5:00 p.m. to 8:30 a.m. Monday thru Friday and on weekends Hard of Hearing 800/526-0844