Economic/Financial Abuse

Examples of economic/financial abuse include:

  • Forbidding the victim to work or attend school.

  • Sabotaging employment opportunities by giving the victim a black eye or another visible injury prior to an important meeting.

  • Jeopardizing employment by stalking or harassing the victim at the workplace.

  • Denying access to a vehicle or damaging the vehicle so that the victim cannot get to work.

  • Sabotaging educational opportunities by destroying class assignments.

  • Withholding money or giving an allowance.

  • Denying access to bank accounts.

  • Hiding family assets.

  • Running up debt in the victim’s name.

Source: The Hotline, https://www.thehotline.org/

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