March is Fraud Prevention Month, an important time to remember that banks work hard to protect their customers from fraud. Find out more in this section about the various types of fraud, how banks protect their customers and the simple steps you can take to protect yourself.
Fraud Prevention Month is an initiative of the Fraud Prevention Forum, a concerned group of private sector firms, consumer and volunteer groups, government agencies and law enforcement organizations. The Canadian Bankers Association and many banks are members of the Forum. Through its partners, the Forum, which is chaired by the Competition Bureau, works to prevent Canadians from becoming victims of fraud by educating them on how to recognize fraud and how to avoid becoming a victim.
Click here to find out more about the Fraud Prevention Forum and its members.
Banks work hard to prevent their customers from becoming victims of any kind of financial fraud. As a banking consumer, there are things you can do and simple precautions you can take to protect yourself and your money. The Fraud Prevention section offers tips on credit card fraud, debit card fraud, identity theft, phishing, vishing, real estate fraud and about how you can protect your personal information.