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Wednesday, July 19, 2017

Identify Crime in Your Neighbourhood - Fraud


Signs of online fraud:
  • Suspicious emails requesting personal information
  • Emails requesting the transfer of funds or banking information
  • Emails requesting you to click a link to log in
  • Online deals that seem too good to be true
  • Telemarketers who want a fee up front
Signs of telephone fraud:
  • Unsolicited calls from someone claiming to be with a government agency
  • The person requests that you take immediate action and will use high-pressure tactics to gain your compliance
  • This immediate action may be transferring them money, usually through a money transfer company such as Western Union, providing personal banking information or signing up for a vacation or investment scheme
Signs that someone may be attempting to steal your identity:
  • People prying through household garbage cans or recycling bins
  • Suspicious people lingering around ATM machines
  • Somebody other than an employer or government agency requesting your personal information.