Media Advisory - Visa to Host Free Fraud Prevention Seminar for Seniors at
Halifax Community Centre

HALIFAX, March 4 /CNW/ - As a part of its Fraud Prevention Month activities, Visa will be hosting a free fraud prevention seminar on Thursday, March 11, 2010 at the Spencer House in Halifax. Seniors are all too frequently the targets of fraudsters, and new survey results from Visa show that many are engaging in unsafe behaviours that put their personal financial information at risk to criminal and data thieves. This information session will focus on educating seniors about safe financial practices, as well as equip participants with the tools and know-how to protect themselves and their identities.

    
    Who:
    -   Michael D'Sa, Senior Manager of Data Security and Investigations,
        Visa Canada
    -   Spencer House staff and local seniors

    What:

    -   Speak to security expert Michael D'Sa about why fraudsters are
        targeting seniors and what are the most common scams
    -   Speak with Spencer House staff and local seniors to hear about
        their experiences
    -   New survey results that examine seniors' likelihood of being
        victimized by fraud and how they are putting themselves at risk
    -   Great visuals and Q & A session where seniors can ask a security
        expert questions on how to protect themselves

    When:

    -   March 11, 2010
    -   12:30 - 2:30 pm

    Where:

    -   Spencer House
    -   5596 Morris Street, Halifax
    

SOURCE VISA Canada Corporation

For further information: For further information: To reserve your space at the event or for further information, please contact: Dan Madge, Fleishman-Hillard, (647) 248-9815, dan.madge@fleishman.ca; Sarah Van Lange, Fleishman-Hillard, (416) 645-8173, sarah.vanlange@fleishman.ca

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