AARP: Con Artists Use Scare Tactics to Take Your Money

No longer: Con artists have found that fear and intimidation are often more profitable, especially with people 50-plus. Last year, Americans 50 and older accounted for about half of the nearly $11 million in losses from intimidation schemes reported to the Internet Crime Complaint Center.

Don’t be intimidated by scare tactics

https://www.aarp.org/money/scams-fraud/info-08-2013/con-artists-use-fear-to-intimidate.html