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Safety and Fraud Prevention

To report a suspected fraud or scam attempt, contact the Prince Edward OPP at 613.476.2151 or the Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre at 1.888.495.8501.

Fraud Aware Business Program

Let’s help stop fraud before it happens; and if fraud does occur, let’s help those affected take the steps necessary to protect themselves.

The following Prince Edward County businesses have completed the Fraud Awareness Business Program training with the Prince Edward O.P.P.

These businesses are doing their part to protect the community by identifying and reporting potential cases of fraud.

If you would like to register your business for the next Fraud Aware Business training event, please contact sharvey@pecounty.on.ca.

This program is presented in partnership with the County of Prince Edward, the Prince Edward County Community Care for Seniors Association, Loyalist College, OPP Prince Edward County detachment, Prince Edward County Chamber of Commerce, and the Prince Edward County Community Safety and Well-being Plan.

This program is made possible by funding provided by the Government of Ontario. (Financement octroyé par le gouvernement de l’Ontario).

Senior Fraud and Scam Resources

It’s not easy to spot a scam, and new ones are invented every day. If you suspect that you may be a target of fraud, or if you have already become a victim, don’t be embarrassed – you’re not alone.

“FRAUD… Recognize it… Report it… Stop it.”

Explore the resources below for more information on common types of fraud and how to protect yourself against scammers.

Elder Abuse Prevention Ontario

Frauds and scams are an injustice that we can all prevent and address through awareness, social support and reporting. These infographics from Elder Abuse Prevention Ontario provide tips on how to protect yourself.

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