Over 40 senior citizens received a scam prevention presentation in Taylorville from the Community Action Team on Monday morning. Kincaid Police Chief DJ Mathon gave a scam prevention presentation for the Christian County Senior Citizens Center in Taylorville.
The presentation covered multiple scam tactics used by scammers to steal from the elderly and covered scams over phone, text, and email. Chief Mathon says he wants the public to be very cautious in sharing bank account and personal information with unknown callers.
Chief Mathon was presenting through the partnership fo the Community Action Team that is taking a stand against crimes targeting the elderly.