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Identity Theft

Identity theft is a rapidly growing form of internet fraud, commonly led by "phishing". Phishing can lead to financial loss, identity theft, and the destruction of confidence in any institution whose site has been phished.

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How well protected are you from fraud?

According to the Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre, in 2023, 41,111 Canadians reported falling victim to fraud. From those reports, over $554 million was stolen. When you consider the number of unreported scams, the real number could potentially be over $1 billion.

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Spot the warning signs of fraud before it’s too late

March is Fraud Prevention Month, a time to remind ourselves that online fraud happens every day to thousands of people around the world, regardless of education or background. There are a few steps we suggest taking when an offer or opportunity comes along that might sound enticing, or even too good to be true.

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Online Marketplace e-Transfer Frauds

With the rising cost of goods, more people than ever are using spaces like Facebook Marketplace and Kijiji. Unfortunately, because of their popularity, hackers and scammers are targeting sellers with the hopes of getting money or a free item, using e-transfer services to do their bidding.

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Facts about Phishing

Phishing is the fraudulent practice of sending emails claiming to be from reputable companies in order to persuade individuals to reveal personal information, such as online banking passwords and credit card numbers.

Although phishing can be a frightening topic, if you’re well-informed, it’s something you don’t have to worry about. Here are our facts (and tips) regarding phishing:

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