Infographic: Don’t share your PIN—Protect yourself from fraud

From: Financial Consumer Agency of Canada

Don’t share your PIN—Protect yourself from fraud infographic
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The infographic “Don’t share your PIN—Protect yourself from fraud” shows a man looking at his bank card and wondering about the various people he could share his PIN with. The infographic shows a chart of the people closest to the man, with a big red X by their image, stating that he should not share his PIN with these people.

Should you share your PIN with anyone?

Whether it’s your parents, siblings, your spouse, your children, or your best friend, the only person that should know your PIN is you!

While your bank should must protect you from fraud, it is your responsibility to never share your PIN. Understanding your financial rights and responsibilities means no surprises. Find out more at

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