Senior citizens are often the targets of criminal activity, particularly identity theft and other scams. Seniors can be targeted by telephone, through the mail, door-to-door or over the Internet. Remember, if it sounds too good to be true, then it probably is. By taking some precautions, you can protect yourself from falling victim to this crime. However, should you realize that you have been scammed or your identity stolen, it is important to report it to the police immediately. There is no need to feel embarrassed.