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#Fraudchat: Identity Fraud,
Thursday, March 9, 2017, 8 p.m.

Broadcast time: 08:02
Thursday, March 9, 2017

Financial Crimes

March is Fraud Prevention Month for Canadians to Recognize, Reject and Report Fraud. Reduce fraud by increasing fraud awareness.

On Thursday, March 9, 2017, at 8 p.m., we will be joined by members of the Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre to answer questions regarding Identity Fraud. Members of the public can follow Toronto Police Service Financial Crimes (@TPSFCU), Detective Gail Regan (@ReganFCU), Detective Constable Diane Kelly (@DKellyFCU) and the Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre (@Canantifraud), on Twitter.

To follow #fraudchat, members of the public simply need to log on to Twitter from 8 p.m. to 9 p.m. EST and follow the #Fraudchat hashtag. An application such as Tweetdeck, which allows users to separately view tweets containing this hashtag, is also helpful in following the chat.

About #Fraudchat

#Fraudchat is a weekly chat that takes place on Thursdays from 8 p.m. to 9 p.m. EST on Twitter. Launched in November 2012, this program seeks to educate and exchange ideas with the public about financial crimes and fraud. The moderators for this program are Detective Gail Regan (@ReganFCU) and Detective Constable Diane Kelly (@DKellyFCU) of TPS Financial Crimes (@TPSFCU).

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Constable Jenifferjit Sidhu, Corporate Communications, for Detective Gail Regan, Financial Crimes