As Utility Prices Rise, Beware of the Energy Scammers
by Don Drake, Connelly Law Offices, Ltd.
As home energy costs continue to rise, so too are the scammers willing to take advantage of seniors on a fixed income. "Even with the cost-of-living increase in social security checks, the costs of heating a house this winter are surpassing the extra money seniors are receiving," stated certified elder law Attorney RJ Connelly III. "It's important to remember that as we age, our bodies begin to change, and we require more heat to feel comfortable and to stay healthy."