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A fake prize scam will tell you that you have won a prize or a contest.
You may receive a phone call, an email, a text message or see a screen on your computer.
Fake lotteries, Internet frauds, get‑rich‑quick schemes and miracle health cures are some of the favoured means of separating the unwary from their money. The Competition Bureau has seen the devastating effects scams can have on people and their families.
One of the best ways to combat this kind of fraud is to take measures to prevent yourself from being caught in the first place.
The only way for you to ever recover any money is to convince other people to join and to part with their money as well.
Fraudsters are becoming more sophisticated in their methods, but so are consumers.That’s why we encourage all Canadians to empower themselves by reading The Little Black Book of Scams and take note of its tips on how to stop fraudsters in their tracks.This booklet outlines many of the most common types of scams, and lists the contact information of fraud-fighting agencies that are there to help.You can make a difference not only in your own life, but in the lives of the people you care about by recognizing, rejecting and reporting fraud.This booklet in its printed, online and video editions is an important step in that direction. Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development Fraud is a crime that threatens every Canadian, regardless of their education, age or income.
If you want to stay on top of scams, inform yourself on how to recognize the various types of scams and protect your personal information by visiting law enforcement organizations' websites, the Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre or other reputable organizations.