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#FraudChat: Identity Theft/Phishing & Smishing Scams,
Thursday, March 14, 2019, at 1 p.m.



Broadcast time: 06:00
Thursday, March 14, 2019

Financial Crimes
416-808-7300


On Thursday, March 14, 2019, from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m., Toronto Police Service Financial Crimes Unit will be joined by members of the Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre, Ontario Securities Commission and the Competition Bureau to answer questions regarding identity theft, phishing and smishing scams.

Members of the public can follow Detective Gail Regan, Detective Constable Diane Kelly, the Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre, Ontario Securities Commission and the Competition Bureau using the hashtags @ReganFCU @DKellyFCU @TPSFCU and @canantifraud, @Smarter_Money @CompBureau on Twitter.

To follow #FraudChat, members of the public simply need to log on to Twitter from 1 p.m., to 2 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 an online program that seeks to educate and exchange ideas with the public about financial crimes and fraud. The moderators for this program are Gail Regan @ReganFCU, and Diane Kelly @DKellyFCU of the Financial Crimes Unit, along with Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre @Canantifraud.

For more information about #FraudChat, please contact the Financial Crimes Unit at 416-808-7300.


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Constable Jenifferjit Sidhu, Corporate Communications, for Detective Constable Diane Kelly, Specialized Criminal Investigations Financial Crimes