“The Fraud Department Call” Scam

This typical scam comes in many forms and often includes some correct personal information that makes victims let their guard down. Scammers will often use your name, address, part of an account number, a company name, and other details to create a sense of legitimacy. Learn how to identify these fraudulent calls and protect yourself from falling victim to their deceptive tactics. Stay vigilant and safeguard your personal information.

If you suspect a scam, report your fraud to the Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre down below, or your local police department, financial institution or directly on the platform you met on.

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