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Spotting fraud and scams: How to protect yourself and safeguard your finances


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  • Resource type: Blog

Summary - The message of this resource is:

This resource aims to provide information on fraud, the number one crime against older Canadians. The resource is an introduction in recognizing common types of frauds and learn about the ways to protect yourself and your loved ones.


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fraud, scams, finances, safeguard


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Is this information reliable, based on scientific research?


Step 2 - Transparency

Is it clear who developed the resource and how?


Step 3 - Usability

Is the information easy to understand and easy to use?


Rated on: 10/3/2018 12:49:09 PM

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