(NEW YORK) -- The state is working to try to protect elderly New Yorkers from fraud.
"Older individuals are the most vulnerable populations to scams, and it is estimated that various schemes cost seniors in America more than $3 billion per year," Gov. Andrew Cuomo's office said Wednesday.
The governor has dispatched the state's Division of Consumer Protection to conduct training sessions for New Yorkers on how they can protect themselves against fraud.
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