1/21/2016 – Tap-and-go card boom leaves elderly at greater risk of 'family fraud'

A boom in the use of contactless cards is making elderly cardholders the victims of fraud as family and friends prey on their lack of digital knowhow, a charity has warned.

As tap-and-go cards have grown in popularity Action on Elderly Abuse, a helpline for older crime and abuse victims, has experienced a spike in calls about small, regular amounts of money being stolen by friends or family who can easily access the cards.

Read the full article at The Telegraph.