The focus this year is on fake online endorsements, also known as "astroturfing"
OTTAWA, March 7, 2017 /CNW/ - The Competition Bureau and its Fraud Prevention Forum partners are joining together to mark the fifth annual "2 Good 2 B True Day" at 1:00 p.m. on March 9, 2017. This year's #2G2BT will focus on key tips and tools to identify fake online endorsements, as well as other types of common scams.
Bureau experts (@CompBureau) will be online to help spread the word on how Canadians can win the fight against fraud. Join the conversation by using the #2G2BT hashtag and ask questions and share your experiences. The Bureau and its partners will be using the #2G2BT and #FPM2017 hashtag to share information on how to recognize, reject and report fraud.
- Visit the Fraud Prevention section of the Bureau's website for more information on fighting fraud.
- View the Bureau's videos on the various scams found in The Little Black Book of Scams.
The Competition Bureau, as an independent law enforcement agency, ensures that Canadian businesses and consumers prosper in a competitive and innovative marketplace.
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