Category: Consumer bulletins

Fraud Prevention Month 2021: Fraud prevention year-round

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AMVIC has once again partnered with the Competition Bureau’s Fraud Prevention Forum to raise awareness on fraud and educate consumers and industry on how to recognize, reject and report fraud. Although March is Fraud Prevention Month, being aware of fraud is a year-round task when it comes to being a smart consumer. Educate yourself You

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Fraud Prevention Month 2021: Taking it offline

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March is Fraud Prevention Month and AMVIC is once again partnering with the Competition Bureau’s Fraud Prevention Forum to raise awareness on fraud and educate consumers and industry on how to recognize, reject and report fraud. Shopping online during the pandemic The pandemic has changed the way we do many things, in particular our shopping

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AMVIC improves online portal

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A new software system that runs AMVIC Online (the online portal that hosts consumer and industry accounts) will launch on Tuesday,March 16, 2021. The updated AMVIC Online software (Open Regulate) will provide numerous benefits, including: a new look which will make it easier to navigate the portal and help users find where they want to

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Fraud Prevention Month 2021: A guide to spotting curbers online

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March is Fraud Prevention Month and AMVIC is once again partnering with the Competition Bureau’s Fraud Prevention Forum to raise awareness on fraud and educate consumers and industry on how to recognize, reject and report fraud. Do you know what a curber is? A curber is an illegal, unlicensed seller who often sells damaged, stolen

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Fraud Prevention Month 2021: Protect yourself while shopping online

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March is Fraud Prevention Month and AMVIC is once again partnering with the Competition Bureau’s Fraud Prevention Forum to raise awareness on fraud and educate consumers and industry on how to recognize, reject and report fraud. Be aware of fraud online The internet is a gold mine for fraudsters such as curbers. Curbers are unlicensed

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