Tune in to Darlene Petrie, the CEO of Scam Prevention International, as she talks about Scam Prevention in today’s Episode 13 of Caregiver Cast!
In this episode of Caregiver Cast, join your host Mary Elaine Petrucci with guest Darlene Petrie as they talk about the internet know-hows that help protect seniors when surfing the internet. According to Darlene, the internet has seen a whopping 22% increase in internet usage from seniors since the pandemic. However, to anyone clueless about how fishy the web can sometimes get, this can entail danger.
Darlene explains how seniors become easy targets for scams, the statistics of scam crimes worldwide, and why it is imperative to report scams.
In this episode you will learn:
- Darlene Petrie – on the experience of risky interactions on the internet
- How prolific is scamming worldwide?
- How do seniors become easy targets for scammers?
- How Not to Get Scammed Online – Basic Tips and Tricks
- Why is it important to share experiences with scams?
About Darlene Petrie:
Darlene Petrie is the CEO and founder of Scam Prevention International. SPI is passionate about making the internet a safe, secure, and fun space for users. They educate and increase individuals, families, and small businesses’ awareness on how internet users can detect and protect themselves from various online scams, including identity theft, social media hacks, email scams, phishing, romance scams, and more.
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