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# Financial Abuse

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Cash is crucial to victims of domestic abuse or coercive control, says Women's Aid
Pensioners urged to exercise vigilance in use of 'temporary agents’ to pick up payments
Elderly abuse victims are 'most likely to have been targeted by their sons or daughters'
'Up to 10% of older Irish people are victims of financial abuse'
Eileen O'Callaghan
'We need to lift the lid on financial abuse of older people'
Almost 8,000 cases of adult abuse reported to HSE last year
Vast majority of elderly abuse is carried out by a close friend or family member
Elderly woman loses her home after letting her son move in after marriage breakdown
HSE reports 9 per cent increase in elder abuse referrals