[TPS] – Wednesday, October 17, 2018, at 1 p.m., Cyber Security Awareness Month, #Fraudchat

Toronto Police Service
News Release

Wednesday, October 17, 2018, at 1 p.m., Cyber Security Awareness Month, #Fraudchat

Wednesday, October 17, 2018 – 11:45 AM
Financial Crimes

Canadians are among the highest users of internet-enabled computer technology. A priority of the Toronto Police Service – Financial Crimes Unit is to make the public aware of issues of security and safety and help Canadians stay safe from cyber threats.

#Fraudchat is running a five-week series during Cyber Security Awareness Month #CSAM2018 with our special guest the Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre. These chats will cover the following topics:

Week 3, October 17: Our Data is Valuable
Week 4, October 24: Our Critical Eye and the Internet
Week 5, October 31: Our Future in Cyber Security

To follow #Fraudchat, members of the public simply need to log on to Twitter from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. and follow the #Fraudchat hashtag. An application such as “Tweetdeck,” which allows users to separately view tweets containing this hashtag, is also helpful in following the chat.

About #Fraudchat

#Fraudchat is an online program that seeks to educate and exchange ideas with the public about financial crimes and fraud. The moderators for this program are Gail Regan @ReganFCU, and Diane Kelly @DKellyFCU of the Financial Crimes Unit, along with Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre @Canantifraud.

For more information about #Fraudchat, please contact the Financial Crimes Unit at 416-808-7300.

For more news, visit TPSnews.ca.

Constable Caroline de Kloet, Corporate Communications, for Detective Gail Regan, Financial Crimes

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