Economic abuse is defined as controlling another person's access to money and other resources. Economic abuse happens across all socio-economic levels.
Economic abuse can manifest itself in many ways.
Preventing another person from pursuing education
Exploiting another person's financial resources
Destroying or threatening to destroy another persons property
Forcing the person to abide by a strict allowance
Sabotaging employment opportunities and advancement
Spending the persons money without consent. example: the abuser takes a credit line in the victim's name or forces victim to get a credit card and then ruining the victim’s credit rating and future ability to get a credit line .