ELDER FRAUD: A panel spoke to seniors at the Dance Palace last Thursday, enumerating the dangers of scammers posing as I.R.S. agents, art dealers and, lately, people just like you.    David Briggs

One day, a man in Marin got a phone call that he had won $5 million in a sweepstakes contest. He could get all the money—once he paid about $2,000 in “taxes.” He followed the payment instructions. 

A few days later, the man got a phone call from someone else telling him the first . . .

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