Always know where a message, package or item comes from if it’s addressed to you. There are definitely dubious personalities in our world who will unfortunately try to con you out of your money. You hear this all the time in the news. An elderly individual losing out on his or her money because of a scam that they fell victim to. It happens too often, and there needs to be efforts made within our states and municipalities to put an end to these unfortunate probate solicitation incidents.

In the meantime however, there are ways to look out for yourself or others. Solicitors may have deceiving checks written in your name, but there are definitely some details in which some of them don’t even take into account. Darren Findling explains some of these probate solicitation tactics and how you can spot the phony.