Types of fraud

Explore the different kinds of ways fraud can happen, and how to protect yourself.

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Coronavirus scams

There’s been a rise of scams related to fears over COVID-19. Protect yourself from falling victim to these scams.

Learn moreabout protecting yourself from scams related to COVID-19.

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Protect yourself against Interac e-Transfer® fraud

Keep your Interac e-Transfer transactions safe. Learn about what you can do to prevent email money transfer fraud.

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Online, text and email Fraud

Spot authentic emails and texts. Learn about what a real CIBC message looks like.

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Debit and credit card fraud

Protect your wallet. Learn how to keep your physical cards safe from fraud.

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Identity theft

Learn how to protect your identity from being stolen.

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Cheque fraud

Cheques still account for billions of payments each year. Learn how to avoid getting a fake cheque.

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Other common fraud examples

Don’t fall victim to fake contests or phony surveys. Learn how these schemes work.

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Fraud prevention tips

Learn how to recognize and protect yourself from common fraud scams.

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Think you've been a victim of fraud? Let's get in touch.

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 Describe the fraudulent incident

 Attach or include any fraudulent emails you received or anti-virus or anti-spyware scan logs

 Describe the fraudulent incident

 Attach or include any fraudulent emails you received or anti-virus/anti-spyware scan logs

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