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Since we first launched the booklet in March 2012, it has remained one of our most popular publications.We’ve distributed more than 100,000 printed copies to Canadians, and our online version has been visited or downloaded from the Competition Bureau’s website more than 250,000 times.We hope this book will increase your awareness of the vast array of scams that target Canadians and share with you some easy steps you can take to protect yourself.Scammers target people of all backgrounds, ages and income levels.I am very grateful to the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission, who originally developed The and telephone scams.
This booklet in its printed, online and video editions is an important step in that direction. Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development Fraud is a crime that threatens every Canadian, regardless of their education, age or income.
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