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Fraud is the number one crime against older Canadians. Though people of all ages can be victims of fraud, older people get targeted more than others. Some of the reasons are that they are often home during the day to answer the door or phone, they can be more trusting and they may not have family or friends close by to ask for a second opinion.

Con artists don't just target people who have a lot of money. A con artist may steal a small amount from many people. They use a variety of ways to reach people, including the Internet, phone calls and even door-to-door visits.

Fraud Prevention for Seniors is a one-hour presentation on what fraud is, how it works, why seniors are vulnerable, and what to do if you are a victim of fraud.  Real-life examples and handouts will be provided. 

You may attend any one of the following presentations:

  • Sunday from 9:45 am to 10:45 am on November 27 in room 124 (Chapel)
  • Tuesday from 7 pm to 8 pm on November 29 via Zoom
  • Thursday from 1 pm to 2 pm on December 1 in room 119 (Doreene McLeod Rm)

Any questions about this presentation, please contact Liane Clark at 250-886-5661 or email.

For more information see the video below: