I know that there is a lot of work to do when you’re running a business, but it’s really important to be vigilant.
Stay on the lookout for fraud.
Scammers are finding creative new ways every day to target potential victims.
They use emails and social media.
Make sure every invoice or inquiry is legitimate – no matter how official it may appear to be.
Trust your instincts. If it sounds too good to be true, it probably is.
Take preventative measures by reminding your employees about fraud.
Trained and attentive staff can be your best armour against fraud.
We have something called The Little Black Book of Scams that has all kinds of information for you. Search -- Little Black Book of Scams Canada -- and take a look.