March 2021 Marks the 17th Anniversary of Fraud Prevention Month in Canada
Fraud Prevention Month is a month-long crime prevention initiative aimed at educating and informing consumers and communities on how to recognize, report and stop fraud.
Across Alberta, interested police and law enforcement agencies, and community and consumer groups form the Alberta Fraud Prevention Month committee to plan events and spread key messages to the public on how to better protect themselves. in 2021, due to the COVID pandemic, the majority of events will be virtual in nature.
WEEKLY CRIME PREVENTION THEMES
Every year the Alberta Fraud Prevention Month Committee selects weekly themes to help all participating agencies present a unified message and campaign for the month of March.
Join us at Fraud Prevention Month Launch Events
CRIME PREVENTION VIDEOS
CRA Bitcoin Scam
Buy & Sell Scam
Mass Market Scam
2021 Virtual Edmonton Fraud Conference
In conjunction with Fraud Awareness Month, the Edmonton Chapter of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners and the Edmonton Chapter of the Institute of Internal Auditors is pleased to host the 2021 Virtual Edmonton Fraud Conference, March 2-3, 2021.
Engage with your fellow fraud examiners, auditors, investigators, compliance officers, lawyers, risk practitioners, and other industry experts. This 2-day virtual conference provides an exceptional learning and professional development opportunity for industry professionals sharing a common interest in the prevention and detection of fraud.
THEME 1 / WEEK 1
Cyber Crime/Online Scams
THEME 2 / WEEK 2
THEME 3 / WEEK 3
THEME 4 / WEEK 4
Mass Marketing/Phone Scams
Recent scams, tips and articles.
Read about reports of recent scams in Canada and Alberta. Be aware, learn the facts and find out how to protect yourself.
ACCPA experts share tips on what to look out for, how to stay safe and how to protect yourself from becoming a target.
Learn about agencies and resources across Canada and Alberta that work with us to help prevent crime in your community.
Calgary Public Library, March 1, 2020