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APS: Financial Exploitation

To report abuse of an adult at risk
(age 18 to 59),
call your county helpline.

To report abuse in a nursing home
or other long term care facility,
contact the Division of Quality Assurance.

To report abuse of an elder
(age 60 plus),
call your county helpline.

To report abuse outside of Wisconsin,
contact NAPSA.


Use the links below to learn more about how to protect yourself and others from financial exploitation, unscrupulous telemarketers, identity theft, and scams.

Identity Theft

Helpful Resources

Wisconsin No Call List Website

National Do Not Call Registry

Identity Theft and Your Social Security Number (PDF)

Power of Attorney for Finances and Property (PDF)

US Securities and Exchange Commission - Avoiding Fraudulent Securities Practices

Indiana Attorney General Financial Exploitation Information

To remove your name and home address from national mailing lists, write to:

DMA Mail Preference Service
Preference Service Manager
1120 Avenue of the Americas
New York, NY 10036-6700

Last revised October 19, 2020