|Most of us want to trust
others. But some take advantage of that trust. Be informed.
Protect yourself, your family and your money.
A Burglar's Guide
to Home Security
Not really a scam, but still: how do you protect your property?
Consumer Scams in
Warnings, alerts and safety precautions to protect you and your
family from Canadian scams and fraud, online and offline, from
Susan Munroe, About guide to Canada Online.
Could you be a scam victim? Take this Fraud Quiz from the Office
of Consumer Affairs and get tips to protect yourself.
This British firm specializes in investigating fraud with an
emphasis on financial frauds such as Ponzi schemes and high
yield investment programs.
How to Spot a Scam
From Phonebusters, operated by the Ontario Provincial Police,
learn how to spot a scam, so you don't get caught by one.
Is Your High Yield
Investment Program a Scam?
Global Security Services offers this free report on high yield
The best way to reduce fraud is through increased awareness.
Learn about common consumer fraud schemes from the RCMP.
Many of us fall victim to con artists every year. Here are some
factsheets from the Market Place files to help you stay aware.
Yourself When Shopping Online
Some tips from the Canadian Bankers Association about shopping
Check out Internet Scambusters for information on Internet
Scams and Frauds
Check this tips and links to frauds and scams from the Office of
Security Tips for
ABM and Direct Payment
Protect yourself when using ABM machines or debit cards with ten
tips on security from the Canadian Bankers Association.