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Fraud protection

Understand fraud and how to protect yourself from becoming a victim.

Time frame: 60 mins


  • what fraud is and how it works
  • identify the signs of fraud and how to act on suspicions
  • learn about top three scams
  • why vulnerable people are targeted
  • what to do if you are a victim of fraud


  • What is fraud?
    • theft vs. fraud
    • awareness
  • how it works
    • signs of fraud
    • what information fraudsters want
    • ways to safeguard
  • top three scams
  • vulnerabilities
  • signs of being victimized
  • what to do if you’ve fallen victim
  • types of fraud — real-life examples
  • tools and resources
  • Q & A


  • Competition Bureau of Canada – The Little Black Book of Scams


For questions, please email us.

Want a session in your area?

We will provide a CPA volunteer to lead the session with a prepared presentation, activities, handouts and worksheets. Note: If more than one session is needed, please fill out a second form and submit.

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For more information, visit setting up a financial literacy session.