As a result, seniors are a frequent target of a wide range of
consumer fraud scams. Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan works
to protect all Illinois seniors by taking legal action against those
who prey on seniors and supporting legislation to toughen penalties
against those who commit crimes against the elderly.
financial exploitation is not the only threat to seniorsí safety.
Physical and sexual abuse of elderly citizens is far too prevalent.
This often unreported crime is devastating to both victims and
family members. In response to this serious problem, the Attorney
Generalís office is working with advocates, other government
agencies and law enforcement officials to root out abuse.
The Attorney General provides a Senior Citizens Consumer Fraud
Hotline. To contact the hotline please call 1-800-243-5377 or
The Attorney Generalís office is proud to participate in
the following programs to help protect Illinoisí older citizens:
[FROM THE OFFICE OF LISA MADIGAN]