Media Advisory - Ontario Provincial Police

ORILLIA, ON, March 2, 2015 /CNW/ - Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) will help launch its annual Fraud Prevention Month public education campaign by hosting a media conference.

OPP Deputy Commissioner Scott TOD and RCMP Inspector Cameron MILLER from the Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre will provide brief remarks and answer questions on the latest criminal trends and many harmful aspects of fraud and victimization. There will also be a brief presentation regarding fraud investigations involving the security of vulnerable persons, including seniors.

One-on-one interviews will be available to attending media following the formal media conference including access to specific subject matter experts from the OPP Anti-Rackets Branch and OPP Community Safety Services.


Tuesday, March 3, 2015


11:00 a.m.


OPP General Headquarters - Auditorium

777 Memorial Avenue,

Orillia, ON


NOTE: Take Memorial Avenue to the driveway (past the main OPP GHQ entrance), and turn right at the traffic light. South "Event Parking" lot will be first entrance on the left. You will be directed to the Auditorium from South doors.

For members of the media who are unable to attend in person, requests for phone interviews with the primary spokespersons can be arranged in advance via the media contact below.

"FRAUD... Recognize it... Report it... Stop it."

SOURCE Ontario Provincial Police

For further information: Media Contact: Sgt. Peter LEON, Provincial Media Coordinator, Phone: 706-329-6878


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