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

TORONTO, March 3 /CNW/ - As a part of its Fraud Prevention Month activities, Visa will be hosting a free fraud prevention seminar on Wednesday, March 10, 2010 at the St. Andrew's United Church in Toronto. This event is held in conjunction with the Sunshine Centre for Seniors.

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.

    -   Gord Jamieson, Head of Payment System Risk, Visa Canada
    -   Sunshine Centre for Seniors staff and members

    -   Speak to security expert Gord Jamieson about why fraudsters are
        targeting seniors and what are the most common scams
    -   Speak with Sunshine Centre for Seniors staff and members 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

    -   March 10, 2010
    -   9:30 am - 12:00 pm

    -   St. Andrew's United Church
    -   117 Bloor St. E., Toronto

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,; Sarah Van Lange, Fleishman-Hillard, (416) 645-8173,

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