Types of Fraud
Being aware of common scams and schemes can give you an advantage if you or someone you know is being targeted by fraudsters.
Even if you’re not considering an “investment”, take the time to bring suspicious activity to our attention.
Financial abuse is the most common type of abuse suffered by older Manitobans, affecting 4–10% of this group.
Financial scams and fraud are a sad fact of life in Canada. Nearly 5% of Manitobans have been a victim of fraud, and one in five Manitobans have been approached with a fraud attempt.
Know how to protect yourself and be aware of the types of fraud to avoid.