12.2.6 Steps to protect yourself

You can avoid identity theft and financial fraud by taking sensible precautions. Post this list where you can refer to it often, and make sure family members are familiar with it, too. We all have the responsibility to protect our finances as much as possible.

Personal information

Credit and debit cards

On the computer

On the telephone

Investing

Banking and payments

Lotteries

Public WiFi networks

Charities

For more details on fraud prevention, Go to the Competition Bureau's information on Fraud prevention.

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