Where Charity Ends.

15 Jun

The Elderly must be protected from these telephone charity con persons. Making a senior citizen feel guilty and shaming them into giving their small pension monies is a crime!


You all know how much I witter on about the damage that the conmen can do when they’re after your money. Clever dodges to make you believe something they’re not. But what about those who really are who they purport to be and yest can still cause untold damage? Author S.J.Sprague contacted me this morning regarding a case that has genuinely horrified me. If you want to skip my take on this go directly to  http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/uknews/law-and-order/11608393/Britains-oldest-poppy-seller-exhaused-by-charity-requests-before-her-death.html   you can get the full story .

Basically, last week an amazing lady of 92 years of age named Olive Cooke ended her life by throwing herself into the Avon Gorge. She was Britain’s Oldest Poppy Seller. Her family have said that charity please were a contributing factor into her death. She was bombarded by letters asking for charitable contributions and her phone rang far more frequently than it should with similar…

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2 Responses to “Where Charity Ends.”

  1. sheldonk2014 June 15, 2015 at 8:47 am #

    I had just had one the other day it is sacry

    • dancingpalmtrees June 15, 2015 at 11:19 am #

      These horrible con artists prey upon the vulnerability of the elderly. Many older people live alone and answer the phone just to have someone to talk to. There need to be laws in place to stop these criminals from bilking seniors out of the hard earned dollars.

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