Financial Consumer Agency of Canada
Retail banking sales culture may raise risks for consumers2018-03-20 – News release
The Financial Consumer Agency of Canada has published a report on its review of domestic banks’ retail sales practices.
Consumer Alert: FCAC reminds consumers of the risks in giving banking information to third-party online services2018-03-13 – News release
During Fraud Prevention Month, the Financial Consumer Agency of Canada reminds Canadians of the risks of disclosing their online banking and credit card information to anyone, including third-party financial mobile applications and online services.
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