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OPP raising cyber security awareness for Fraud Prevention Month

March 4, 2021 (Kingston, Ont.) – The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Anti-Rackets Branch, Serious Fraud Office Ontario (SFO) and its Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre (CAFC) partners are launching their annual Fraud Prevention Month campaign. During the month of March, the OPP, the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP), CAFC and the Competition Bureau of Canada are joining police services across the country to promote public awareness to help prevent all Canadians from becoming victims of fraud, according to a release from OPP, dated Tuesday, Mar. 2, 2021.

OPP say this year the Fraud Prevention Month campaign will highlight five important topics pertaining to online safety, security and fraud prevention: buying and selling online, online financial scams, securing accounts and protect your identity, email scams and online scams. The Kingstonist reports. | READ MORE