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As advocates for protecting senior citizens across the Commonwealth, Rep. Karen Boback (R-Luzerne/Wyoming/Columbia), in conjunction with Rep. Phyllis Mundy (D-Luzerne), the Pennsylvania Office of the Attorney General and the Department of the Auditor General will host an event to draw attention to the growing problem of senior scams, elder abuse and identity theft and address what is being done to target these concerns.

This event will be held at 10 a.m. on Monday, July 29 at Misericordia University’s Lemmond Theater. Special guests include Pennsylvania Auditor General Eugene DePasquale, Attorney General Kathleen Kane and members of the local elder abuse task force.

DePasquale will share facts and figures pertaining to elder abuse across the Commonwealth, while Kane will discuss crime prevention tips for seniors, as well as what measures Pennsylvania is taking to curb its elder abuse and fraud. Kane will also acknowledge the accomplishments and ongoing efforts of the task force.

For more information regarding this event, contact Boback’s Sweet Valley office at 477-3752 or in Tunkhannock at 836-4777. Mundy’s office can be reached at 283-9622.

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