The little black book of scams: Iu54-42/2017E-PDF

your guide to protection against fraud.

"Fraud is a crime that threatens every Canadian, regardless of their education, age or income. Scammers use a variety of devious tactics to defraud unsuspecting victims, such as imitating well‑known brands online and using deceptive claims to entice consumers through telemarketing, emails or social media. The Competition Bureau works to protect all Canadians by cracking down on deceptive marketers and ensuring consumers have the information they need to make informed purchasing decisions. Our Little Black Book of Scams aims to increase your awareness of the many different kinds of fraud that target Canadians. It provides tips on how to protect yourself and debunks common myths that might allow fraudsters to gain your trust"--Commissioner's message, p. [iv].

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Department/Agency Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada. Competition Bureau.
Title The little black book of scams
Subtitle your guide to protection against fraud.
Publication Type Monograph
Language [English]
Other Language Editions [French]
Format Electronic
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Note Issued also in French under title: Le petit livre noir de la fraude : votre guide de protection contre la fraude. "First published by the Competition Bureau Canada 2012; Reproduced with permission from the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission"--Verso of cover.
Date c2017.
Number of Pages 30 p. :
ISBN 978-0-660-07567-9
Catalogue Number
  • Iu54-42/2017E-PDF
Edition Canadian edition.
Subject Terms Fraud, Prevention, Handbooks