Fraud prevention

 Click on the links below to open items containing tips and other information that will help you to take steps to avoid and prevent fraud.


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Royal Canadian Mounted Police
Webpage enables you to click for information on a wide range of fraud schemes
http://www.rcmp-grc.gc.ca/scams-fraudes/index-eng.htm
Canadian Consumer Information Gateway
Advice and tips on avoiding identity theft
http://consumerinformation.ca/app/oca/ccig/html.do?page=focuson3&language=eng
ABCs of Fraud
Test your knowledge through several online fraud quizzes
http://www.abcfraud.ca/
Industry Canada
Test your knowledge through a different kind of online fraud quiz
http://www.ic.gc.ca/eic/site/oca-bc.nsf/eng/ca01962.html
Department of Justice Canada
Links to elder abuse information on four types of fraud
http://www.justice.gc.ca/eng/pi/fv-vf/pub/elder-aines/index.html
Financial Consumer Agency of Canada
Tips on preventing fraud and what to do if you suspect you are a victim of fraud
http://www.moneytools.ca/eng/mt-protect-eng.asp
Government of Canada’s Consumer Measures Committee
Consumer defence mechanisms to make yourself fraud proof
http://cmcweb.ca/eic/site/cmc-cmc.nsf/eng/fe00084.html
PhoneBusters: The Canadian Anti-Fraud Call Centre
Links to updated information on fraud schemes and scams
http://www.antifraudcentre-centreantifraude.ca/english/home-eng.html
CBC News Marketplace
Tips for recognizing phone scammer fraud
http://www.cbc.ca/marketplace/pre-2007/files/scams/elderscams/signs.html
U.S. National Consumers League’s National Fraud Information Center
Links to information on numerous telemarketing fraud schemes
http://www.fraud.org/tips/telemarketing/
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