Lethbridge: March is Fraud prevention month and the Lethbridge Regional Police Service is
offering a series of free sessions to help citizens learn to “recognize it,
report it and stop it.”
While police work diligently to detect and
disrupt fraudulent activity, it’s important for residents to be aware of ongoing
schemes and scams so they can take steps to help reduce their risk of becoming a
Canadian fraud losses are estimated at over $10 billion
annually and the Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre reports that almost 80 per cent of
frauds are committed by organized crime groups.
members of the Lethbridge Regional Police Economic Crimes Unit will be hosting
several information sessions in an effort to educate members of the public about
identity theft, payment card fraud and other fraudulent activity. Everyone is
invited to attend.
Wednesday, March 2, 2011
Credit Card Fraud: Community Room, Lethbridge Regional Police Service -- 2
Saturday, March 12, 2011
Free Public Shredding at the AMA parking lot -- 10 a.m. to 3
p.m. Residents are invited to bring any documents that require shredding.
Tuesday, March 22, 2011
Identity Theft: Community Room,
Lethbridge Regional Police Service -- 2 p.m.
Debit and Credit Card Fraud: Coaldale Public Library -- 2
Posted on Monday, February 28, 2011 at 12/10/2013 4:40:41 PM
Source: Regional Police Bulletin