U.S. veterans are disproportionately targeted by scam artists, with 35 percent of veterans losing money to fraud compared with 25 percent of civilians, according to a 2021 AARP survey.
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Veterans are victims of con artists about twice as often as the general population, AARP research finds. About 16 percent of former service members lost money to fraud over a recent five-year period.
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