The elder abuse investigation considered of whether the author, Harper Lee, was a victim of financial fraud. The state of Alabama has closed the case.
With its launch of the Elder Justice website, the Department of Justice has put together a central forum for learning about and correcting elder abuse issues.
Banks can report suspected elder financial abuse to proper authorities without fear of violating federal privacy notification and opt-out rules, federal agencies say.
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