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Prevention ‘Dishonest teller’ scam targeting seniors

The culprit tells the victim that an employee is stealing from their bank account and the bank needs the account owner’s help to stop it.

The fraudster will then tell the victim the bank rec


Uncover the process and prevention of Free Vacation Phone Scams for you

Have one from a woman claiming that you’ve won a free vacation. She explains that you entered a raffle and you were selected as a winner and to call back as soon as possible. Could this be true? You


How to Protect yourself from scams

Be alert to the fact that scams exist. When dealing with uninvited contacts from people or businesses, whether it's over the phone, by mail, email, in person or on a social networking site, always con


The Canadian Anti-Fraud Center contact information

If you suspect that you may be a target of fraud, or if you have already sent funds, don't be embarrassed - you're not alone. If you want to report a fraud, or if you need more information, contact Th


How to protect your mobile or smart device from fraud?

1. Most phone service providers have their own security policies in place to help protect your data; examples include a secret question or a personal PIN for your account. It’s always worth checking


Please note 5 dangerous phone scams

The following describes the recent 5 most common mobile fraud. They always have horrible timing too, calling at the most inconvenient moment, like when your family is about to sit down for dinner.


How to identify Internal Revenue Service Telephone Scam

Use caution when asked to use a specific payment method. The IRS would not require a specific payment method such as a MoneyPak card or wire transfer. If you feel threatened, contact your local police


2017 United States Mobile phone crime soars

Mobile phone thefts surged last year with more than 700,000 handsets stolen, a Home Office report revealed today. The study estimated that the overall number of stolen mobiles was more than double the