Elder exploitation is on the rise. The population is getting older and there are people out there looking to take advantage of the elderly often times being let into their lives under the pretense of providing assistance. Elder financial exploitation and abuse are criminal offenses. Both the Dallas and Tarrant County District Attorneys Offices have sections that prosecute these offenses. Read this article to learn what to look for. If you are concerned that someone you care about is being exploited or abused, report it.