Consumer and business alerts
Alerts contain useful information for Canadian consumers and businesses to help them recognize, reject and report deceptive marketing practices, misleading advertising and scams.
- September 20, 2017
Free trial that turns out to be a monthly subscription: it’s a trap
- March 31, 2017
Fraud Prevention is a Year‑round Affair
- March 28, 2017
You can help by reporting fraud — be a scam-buster!
- March 14, 2017
Don’t invest in fraud: know how to spot investment scams
- February 10, 2017
Know the Price of Love
- December 8, 2016
Traveling for the Holidays? Don’t get wrapped up in surprise fees
- November 21, 2016
High‑end online shopping at "bargain basement" prices
- March 31, 2016
Beware the Green Gremlin of Investment Fraud
- March 30, 2016
Scammers reaching new lows as they focus their efforts on defrauding immigrants and refugees
- March 29, 2016
Tips for consumers: recognize, reject, report fraud
- March 18, 2016
Don’t Trust Companies That Promise Government Grants and Loans
- March 8, 2016
Free Trial Scams: Too Good To Be True!
- January 6, 2016
Make a New Year’s Resolution: Take Advantage of Competition
- June 21, 2017
Show them who’s the boss—shut down the fake CEO scam
- January 23, 2017
It’s not easy being green. Businesses must back up their words.
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