Romance scams are on the rise and lonely, isolated seniors, particularly during the ongoing C-19 pandemic, are seemingly at greater risk of falling prey to these unscrupulous scammers and criminals.

Detective Constable Kristin Thomas from Toronto Police Services, Financial Crimes Unit shared her expertise about romance scams and  provided tips on what to watch for and how to prevent seniors from becoming victims.

Resource Materials:

Preventing and Addressing Financial Abuse

Protecting Each Other From Scams

PowerPoint Presentation