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

VANCOUVER, Feb. 24 /CNW/ - As a part of its Fraud Prevention Month activities, Visa will be hosting a free fraud prevention seminar on Tuesday, March 2, 2010 at the South Granville Seniors Centre in Vancouver. Seniors can easily become the target 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, Director of Risk and Security, Visa Canada
    -   South Granville Seniors Centre staff and members

    -   Speak to security expert Gord Jamieson about why fraudsters are
        targeting seniors and which are the most common scams
    -   Speak with South Granville Seniors Centre staff and members to hear
        about their experiences
    -   Hear new survey results that examine seniors' likelihood of being
        victimized by fraud and how they are putting themselves at risk
    -   See great visuals and Q & A session where seniors can ask a security
        expert questions on how to protect themselves

    -   March 2, 2010
    -   10:00 am - 12:00 pm

    -   South Granville Seniors Centre
    -   1420 West 12th Avenue, Vancouver

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, (416) 645-8188,; Jeremy Twigg, Fleishman-Hillard, (604) 688-2505,

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