Personal Safety Tips
PERSONAL SAFETY UPDATE
Important Romance Fraud Update
The RCMP and the Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre have released alarming statistics on romance fraud. In 2016 alone, 748 victims lost more than 17 million dollars to unscrupulous fraudsters. This number does not include the many victims who did not report the crime.
The financial and emotional impact is clear. Read Sergeant Bob’s safety tips to learn how you can help protect yourself against romance fraud.
Internet friendships/romances can pose a very real concern for vulnerable seniors.
The D.N.A. Method of Fraud Prevention
It’s difficult to keep up with current scams. But applying this method can help!
Contacting The Police
While “contacting the police” may seem simple enough, there are things to consider.
Being Prepared for an Emergency
While major incidents are rare in Canada, emergencies do happen. Be prepared.
Leaving young adults home alone requires awareness and planning by grandparents.
Reducing Electronic Crime
Senior Canadians are often targets of e-crime, but it is simple to protect yourself.
Reducing Theft & Break and Enter
Help prevent loss and damage from vehicle theft, or residential break and enter.
Emergency Plan Review
What worked well during the first three days of the blackout of December 2013.
These safety tips are for informational purposes only. Following them may decrease, but will not eliminate, risk of loss. Neither The McLennan Group Insurance Inc. or The McLennan Group Life Insurance Inc. shall be liable for any loss or damage arising out of any use of these tips.