Seniors should watch out for these five scams

Seniors are targeted by scam artists
Seniors are targeted by scam artists

Scams don't discriminate. There's one for every group and every situation -- the Gulf oil spill, the Haiti earthquake and people of all ages. But seniors seem to be a particularly favorite target and lately, state and federal agencies have issued warning after warning that the crooks are after the older people's money.

A recent survey found that one in five seniors -- more than 7 million people -- have been ripped off.

Here are the top five scams targeting seniors: