Online quiz aims to educate seniors on avoiding fraud

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A Saskatoon senior care organization is trying to help stop seniors from becoming victim to online scams. Home Instead Senior Care has partnered with Public Safety Canada to create a website to try and educate seniors about staying safe online, called Protect Seniors Online.

More than 3 out of 5 American or Canadian seniors have been the victim or the target of an online scam according to a 2016 Home Instead, Inc. survey. The most common scams include tax scams that appear to come from the Canada Revenue Agency, ransomware and pop-up requests advertising to fix your computer for a fee.

Read more at CBC News

This article is summarized by Canadian Fraud News Inc.