It’s Fraud Prevention Month in Canada!

14 March 2016

March in Canada is Fraud Prevention Month! Since 2004, the Competition Bureau has spearheaded a month-long campaign by public, private and nonprofit groups to remind Canadians not only how to protect themselves from the omnipresent threat of fraud and scams, but also of the resources that are available to them if they become a victim Read More…

10 Signs Your Identity Might Have Been Stolen

25 January 2016

When it comes to protecting your identity, we often talk most about ways to keep sensitive data from falling into the wrong hands. From carefully considering where you share financial information online to making sure to shred sensitive documents before throwing them away, these measures are a crucial component of a person’s identity theft protection Read More…

Do You Know the Difference Between a Fraud Alert and a Credit Freeze?

21 January 2016

Some identity theft victims find out after noticing certain activity on their credit reports. Others get a letter in the mail informing them their personal data may have been leaked in a corporate data breach. Still others don’t know until their credit card is denied at a cash machine. No matter how they learn their Read More…