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Keywords: frauds, scams, and sham - From: 11/Feb/2020 - To: 29/Dec/2020

Frauds, Scams, and Shams: Funny Money

The Bank Of Canada invites you to spot the counterfeit money! Become familiar with the easy-to-use anti-counterfeiting features on Canada’s paper and polymer money. By attending the session, you will be able to protect yourself and your business from becoming a victim of counterfeiting.

Audience: Adults

Frauds, Scams, and Shams: It’s Not Just “Civil”

Find out more about consumer protections in Alberta. What are your rights as a consumer? What are businesses’ responsibilities? Who enforces the rules when they are broken? Join Nicki Grant, Peace Officer and Investigator with the Consumer Investigations Unit of Service Alberta to learn more about complaints, investigations, and protection.

Audience: Adults

Frauds, Scams, and Shams: Know the Red Flags

Help kickoff Fraud Prevention Month! Join the Calgary Police Service, Real Estate Council of Alberta, and Better Business Bureau in a talk about the most common schemes affecting Calgarians today. Leave the discussion with better tools to protect yourself and your family against fraud.

Audience: Adults

Frauds, Scams, and Shams: Protect Your Identity

What do a mailbox, a car and a funeral all have in common? They all involve personal information that can easily be stolen. Find out your level of risk. What do criminals do with your personal information? How can identity theft affect you? Join in the conversation with Becky Wylie-Jardine, Head of the Justice Studies Program with Red Deer College.

Audience: Adults

Frauds, Scams, and Shams: Recognize & Avoid Investment Fraud

No matter your financial knowledge, everyone should be wary of opportunities that are just too good to be true. Join the Alberta Securities Commission to learn how to identify common types of investment fraud and how to protect yourself and others before handing over your hard-earned money.

Audience: Adults

Frauds, Scams, and Shams: Secure Your Information

Come discuss information security with the Electronic Recycling Association’s Michael Noble, lead of External Market Relations. At times humorous - other times alarming - Michael conveys the message that ensuring information security is a matter of both individual and collective responsibility...representing shared risks as well as rewards.

Audience: Adults

Frauds, Scams, and Shams: Who is Really Phoning You?

So, you got a call and the ID says Canada Revenue Agency, but is it really? How can you tell? Every day Canadians get phone calls, emails, and text messages all claiming to be from the CRA. Learn how to tell if they are legit and what to do when they are not. CRA will be there to tell you how we really work.

Audience: Adults

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