Fraud Prevention for Seniors - Workshop from CPA Canada (PM)

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Ottawa Conference and Event Centre

Lecture Room 110

200 Coventry Road (near the baseball stadium) free underground parking

Ottawa, Ontario K1K 4S3

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Ottawa Branch of the National Association of Federal Retirees, in conjunction with Chartered Professional Accountants Canada (CPA Canada), invites you to a learning session on how you can protect yourself against fraud.

This 90-minute session will be presented in English by a finance professional who is also a CPA volunteer and who will use material developed by CPA Canada. The subjects and tools that will be covered are:

Subjects:

  • understand what fraud is and how it works
  • learn how to identify the signs of fraud and how to act on suspicions
  • learn about the top three scams
  • understand why seniors are targeted
  • know what to do if you are a victim of fraud
  • general information for:
  • Equifax
  • Trans Union
  • Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre (CAFC)
  • Royal Canadian Mounted Police (Scams and Fraud)
  • Federal Trade Commission Identity Theft Hotline

Tools:

  • the Fight Spam Quiz — tests knowledge of identity theft and fraud
  • the Identity Theft and Identity Fraud Victim Assistance Guide (CAFC) - explains in further detail about the crime and what to do if victimized

The workshop will be in English but participation in both official languages is encouraged.

You will receive your ticket via e-mail. Remember to bring your ticket with you! Please use the free underground parking.

Note: you must be registered for the workshop and you must be an Association member to participate. To become a member and/or if you have difficulty registering electronically for the workshop, please contact Ottawa Branch at 613-737-2199.

Disclaimer: Ottawa Branch provides information on issues, products and services of general interest to our membership. It does not endorse a particular position on a product or service, as being suitable for individual members, but brings them to the members' attention so that they can make up their own minds.

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Ottawa Conference and Event Centre

Lecture Room 110

200 Coventry Road (near the baseball stadium) free underground parking

Ottawa, Ontario K1K 4S3

Canada

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