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March is Fraud Prevention Month

March is Fraud Prevention Month

We’ve all heard the stories of victims falling prey to all types of scams, from online fraud to fake lottery claims to identity theft. Victims of scams and fraud can be anyone, even you. Scammers target innocent people of all ages, backgrounds and locations. Sadly, people who fall victim to these scams lose thousands of dollars […]

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It doesn't have to be tax season to receive fraudulent requests that impersonate the Canada Revenue Agency.

Protect Yourself from Fraudulent Canada Revenue Agency Scams

It doesn’t have to be tax season to receive fraudulent requests that impersonate the Canada Revenue Agency. Because the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) has information on all Canadian taxpayers, fraudsters try to impersonate the CRA to trick you into revealing your personal and private information. In addition, fraudsters will impersonate CRA to falsely demand tax […]

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Debit card fraud is still a significant concern

How to Tell if Your Debit Card is Being Skimmed

Although CHIP technology has helped reduce debit card fraud here in Canada, the risk has not totally been eliminated. Debit card fraud is still a significant concern. Debit Card Skimming Anytime you swipe your card using the magnetic stripe you are at risk of having your card compromised. Skimming can still happen: at retailers who have […]

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