What would you do if someone else laid claim to your home? It’s a move known as title fraud – and any home owner can fall victim. Here’s what you need to know about this type of fraud, how to prevent it, and the tell-tale signs that your ID may have been compromised.
Anyone can be a fraud victim. Check out this Q&A for a first hand account of living with identity theft.
March is fraud prevention month, and a great time to assess the safety of your finances. Check out our tips for staying extra vigilant.
Sharing isn’t always caring! A new VISA study finds that Generation Y’s are at increased risk for identity theft due to the oversharing of their vital financial information with their friends – including their credit card and debit pin numbers.
More Canadians are turning to the Internet for holiday shopping than ever before – and online fraudsters are upping their game to take advantage of unwitting shoppers. Protect your financial information with our top tips for avoiding online fraud.
March is fraud prevention month. It’s an annual initiative to bring attention to what is a growing problem in Canada according to agencies like the Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre and Financial Consumer Agency of Canada (FCAC). Fraudsters are aggressively hunting for victims online thanks to the growing popularity of social media sites, unsecured public Internet access points and online activities like shopping, buying and selling, dating and gaming. If you don’t take the proper precautions, a fraudster can build a false identity that has the likeness of you.