March is Fraud Prevention Month: Recognize, Report and Reject.
Scammers can target any Canadian or Canadian business. Here are some tips and tricks to protect yourself or your business from scams and fraud. Remember, if it seems too good to be true, it is. For more information and helpful tips visit the Canadian Anti-Fraud page.
Read the helpful tips for Individuals:
Don't be afraid to say no
Do your research
Don't give out personal information
Beware of upfront fees
Protect your computer
Be careful who you share images with
Read the helpful tips for businesses:
Know who you're dealing with
Don't give out information on unsolicited calls
Limit your employees' authority
Watch for anomalies