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Loss Prevention Tip #62: Tips on Identifying Holiday Scams and Fraud

The spirit of the holidays is a time of giving for most but, for scammers, it is a time of taking. Scammers frequently target firms just before a holiday weekend, as they know that this is a time when offices are often short-staffed and transaction details might not be checked as closely as they might otherwise be. Also, the extra banking holidays will result in delays in the return of counterfeit cheques or bank drafts to the firm.

The Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre highlights the most popular holiday scams so that you can recognize, reject, report, and be merry. Within their resources, you will also find some tips and tricks to protect yourself or your business from scams and fraud.


Posted: December 12, 2023