Nevada News: LAS VEGAS, U.S. Attorney’s Office Takes Part In Largest-Ever Nationwide Elder Fraud Sweep

Nevada News: LAS VEGAS, U.S. Attorney’s Office Takes Part In Largest-Ever Nationwide Elder Fraud Sweep

Attorney General Focuses on Threats Posed by Technical-Support Fraud

LAS VEGAS, Nev. – Attorney General William P. Barr and U.S. Attorney Nicholas A. Trutanich today announced the largest coordinated sweep of elder fraud cases in history, surpassing last year’s nationwide sweep. The cases during this sweep involved more than 260 defendants from around the globe who victimized more than two million Americans, most of them elderly.

“Crimes against the elderly target some of the most vulnerable people in our society,” Attorney General William P.

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