In today’s world, fraudsters are increasingly using sophisticated methods to target people from all walks of life. A general rule is to always be on the alert for fraudulent activity and if you think that something may be suspicious, proceed with caution and do the following:
STOP immediately and take a moment to think about whether the request seems to be a legitimate one.
ASSESS the situation and look for red flags that could signal the sign of a scam.
SPEAK UP by contacting your financial institution and report suspicious activity to the Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre.
To educate our members, we have put together a video that provides information about the signs of fraud and how to protect your identity. Enjoy the short video!