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Fraud Prevention Month 2024

March 1

Fraud Prevention Month

March is Fraud Prevention Month!

Initially started in 2004 by the Canadian Competition Bureau, this year marks the 20th edition of Fraud Prevention Month (FPM).


What is Fraud Prevention Month?

Fraud Prevention Month is an annual awareness campaign designed to help people recognize, reject, and report fraud. By empowering individuals through heightened awareness, FPM aims to create a society better equipped to identify and thwart fraudulent schemes, ensuring a safer and more secure world for everyone.


“20 years of fighting fraud: From then to now”

This year’s theme, “20 years of fighting fraud: From then to now” aims to showcase how fraud has evolved over the years, from telemarking scams to current scams including social media and artificial intelligence.

Join the conversation and stay informed with hashtag #FPM2024 on social media!


Reporting Fraud

If you have experienced or suspect fraud, report the instance(s) to your local police.


Always report fraud to the Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre (CAFC)

Help protect others! By reporting fraud incidents to the Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre (CAFC), you contribute to a comprehensive database that helps law enforcement identify trends and emerging threats related to fraud. This information is is essential to combatting fraud, protecting victims, and safeguarding the public against fraudulent activities.

Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre


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