Arizona Attorney General

Mark Brnovich

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Characteristics of Victims

  • Majority are 75+ years of age, average age is 78
  • Two-thirds are female
  • Have one or more physical or mental impairments
  • Often widowed or divorced and socially isolated
  • Usually live with the abuser
  • If victims live alone, they fear being institutionalized
  • Inexperienced in handling financial matters