We’ve noticed an increase in communication scams within our community lately. It’s crucial for all members to remain vigilant and raise awareness among friends and family. Here’s how you can help:
  • Stay Vigilant: Watch out for unexpected requests for personal information, assistance, or money via email, text, or phone.
  • Confirm Identities: Double-check sender details before responding or clicking links.
  • Exercise Caution: Avoid clicking on suspicious links or downloading attachments from unknown sources.
  • Use Code Words: Create unique and memorable code words with trusted contacts for verification.
  • Enhance Security: Activate two-factor authentication for extra protection.
  • Set Boundaries: Don’t hesitate to refuse requests if uncertain.
  • Report Concerns: Report any suspicious activity promptly.
Below are some names of resources that can help you identify, prevent, and report scam and fraudulent activities:
Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre Identify a scam or fraud