AI Frauds and Scams – Protecting Cyber Safety

November 21, 2023
1:00 – 2:00 PM

Increasingly AI (Artificial Intelligence) is being used across all industries, yet it is also a means for fraudsters and scammers to commit financial crimes and abuse, targeting seniors.

Attend this webinar, hosted in partnerships with Elder Abuse Prevention Ontario, Ontario Provincial Police, Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre and the Ontario Security Commission, to gain insights into the world of AI, and how YOU can protect yourself cyber frauds and scams.

Guest speakers will share fraud trends and stats as well as resources that explain how artificial intelligence (AI) is being used in financial services and in frauds.

Webinar provided with an ASL Interpreter


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Jeff Horncastle

Acting Client and Communications Outreach Officer, Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre, Royal Canadian Mounted Police

Jeff has worked in the Fraud Prevention and Intake Unit (FPIU) at the  Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre  for the past 6 years and has been acting in the Client and Communications Outreach Officer position for 2 years where he coordinates fraud prevention initiatives and messaging.

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Detective Constable John Armit

Ontario Provincial Police

Acting Detective Sergeant John Armit has been a member of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) for 23 years.  John has worked in general investigative duties, major crime, traffic services and as a Community Service & Media Officer.

In 2015, John began working in his current position with the OPP’s Anti-Rackets Branch (ARB), investigating economic crimes and political corruption.  In May 2021, John began an 18-month secondment with the Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre (CAFC) as a Detective Sergeant working as a law enforcement Liaison Officer nationally and internationally and recently returned to the CAFC.

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Chris Allum

Senior Advisor, Investor Engagement and Stakeholder Partnerships in the Investor Office Ontario Securities Commission 

Christine is the Senior Advisor, Investor Engagement and Stakeholder Partnerships in the Investor Office at the Ontario Securities Commission.

She partners with various groups and organizations to deliver investor education and fraud prevention workshops. Prior to joining the OSC, she worked at the Toronto Stock Exchange.  Christine has expertise in adult training, curriculum resource development, event management, relationship management and community outreach.

She’s a graduate of Toronto Metropolitan University (formerly Ryerson University).


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