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Prepared by: Corporate Communications
Posted: March 1, 2019
Occurrence Type: March is Fraud Prevention Month
Occurrence #: -
Date: Friday, March 1, 2019 - 12:47pm

March is Fraud Prevention Month. The Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre (CAFC) and the Barrie Police Service encourages you to know more about the different scams fraudsters use to steal money and/or identities.

Numerous scams are occurring every day throughout the country. Arm yourself with the correct information and how to properly report it. For information visit the Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre and the Barrie Police websites. The more you know about a specific scam, the less likely you are to be a victim.

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If you or a family member has been the victim of fraud please report it to police and/or the Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre at 1-888-495-8501