Fraud Prevention Month: COVID Isn't Helping
In Canada between March 6, 2020 and January 31, 2021, there have been 11,502 reports of COVID-19 fraud, 9,797 victims, and $7 million lost to related scams.
COVID-19 has given scammers new opportunities to take advantage of Canadians during this difficult and uncertain time. This data and the following suggestions are from the Government of Canada’s website, COVID-19: Frauds and Scams.
Tips are attached as a FILE in this post or HERE.
Mar 15, 2021
- Safety, Security, Finances, & Personal Planning
- Information, Referral, & Advocacy
- Service Providers (Non-profits, Community Organizations, Local government)
- Health Authorities
- Caregivers, Seniors & Volunteers