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The world of crypto currency can be tough to decipher and crypto-based scams abound. During our recent webinar on Current Frauds and Trends affecting Seniors, many participants had questions about crypto scams so we decided to tackle the question in a follow-up webinar. Jeff Horncastle, Acting Client and Communications Outreach Officer at the Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre will highlight what you need to know to understand the basics of crypto scams and stay safe.




Resources from the webinar

How to Report Fraud:

Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre
If you suspect or are experiencing a fraud/scam, report it.
Phone: 1-888-495-8501 Monday to Friday, from 9 am to 4:45 pm (Eastern time) and closed on holidays.

Learn more:
Crypto 101

Ontario Security Commission
Learn more about all things Crypto at

Credit Checks

Equifax and TransUnion
Request a copy of your credit report from each agency and review it carefully to see if a scammer opened any accounts or incurred debt in your name.
Also ask to put an alert on your credit report in case future scam attempts are made under your name.