Seminar to Educate Seniors on Spotting a Scam

By Tyler Sutherland

A free seminar on March 6 will educate seniors on how to recognize scams so they don't get swindled out of their savings. (STOCK PHOTO)

A free fraud prevention seminar in Winnipeg on March 6 will aim to educate seniors on how to recognize scams and reduce their risk of becoming a fraud victim.

Visa will host the seminar at the Brooklands Pioneer Senior Citizens Club, 1960 William Avenue, to jump start the conversation and educate seniors about how they can protect themselves from card scams and other fraud risks, such as phone call and e-mail scams.

Attendees will have the opportunity to ask questions and speak with industry experts.

Michael D’Sa, head of Payment System Security for Visa Canada, will conduct the seminar between 11 a.m. and 12 p.m.

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