Fraud Prevention

How much do you know about fraud?

At HMECU, we think it's important to educate our members to ensure that you are able to recognize potential fraud and protect yourself from being victimized. Below, we have compiled important fraud prevention tips to help you stay secure!

Credit and Identity Theft Education - Equifax
Empower yourself with the credit and identity theft knowledge you need to feel more confident in your financial future.

Protect Yourself Against Fraud - Government of Canada
Know how to recognize a scam and protect yourself from identity theft

Identity Theft and Identity Fraud Victim Assistance Guide - RCMP
What should you do if you become a victim?

Scams and Fraud - RCMP
Every year, thousands of Canadians fall victim to fraud.

Protect Yourself from Phone Fraud - Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre
You can stop phone fraud - just hang up!

The Little Black Book of Scams - Competition Bureau Canada
The "Little Black Book of Scams aims to increase your awareness of the many different kinds of fraud that target Canadians. It provides tips on how to protect yourself and debunks common myths that might allow fraudsters to gain your trust." John Pecman, Commissioner of Competition

Questions? Contact Us!

If you are ever concerned that you may have been scammed or are suspicious about an email or phone call (or any other situation), please do not hesitate to contact your branch to ask questions or discuss.