The attached guide from the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau contains useful information about handling funds and managing the affairs of someone receiving benefits from a federal agency, including SSA.  If you suspect a social security beneficiary is the victim of financial exploitation, please contact your local SSA office or call our national toll-free number at 1-800-772-1213 (TTY 1-800-325- 0778).  

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