Identity Thieves Get Creative

It’s no secret that identity theft and fraud are on the rise in Canada – and consumers are taking steps to protect themselves from this growing crime. As a result, criminals are finding new and creative ways to get a hold of your personal information.

This is exactly what happened in Vancouver, when police uncovered a new identity theft scam that targeted reward points.

Because this scam found a unique way to access the personal information of unassuming consumers, CreditCards.ca spoke with our executive director, Jeff Schwartz about the ways consumers can continue to protect themselves from increasingly creative scam artists.

You can read Jeff’s comments in Daniel Workman’s story here.

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