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Holding Abusers Accountable: An Elder Abuse Forensic Center Increases Criminal Prosecution of Financial Exploitation

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Published Date
April, 2012

This article describes a study that examined the effectiveness of an elder abuse forensic center compared with usual handlings to increase prosecution of of elder financial exploitation cases. The results indicate a higher rate of cases being submitted for review, charged and prosecuted when the Forensic Center was involved than those that did not.