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Press release from CNW Group

MEDIA ADVISORY - Visa to host fraud prevention seminar for seniors in Halifax

Tuesday, February 28, 2012

MEDIA ADVISORY - Visa to host fraud prevention seminar for seniors in Halifax07:00 EST Tuesday, February 28, 2012HALIFAX, Feb. 28, 2012 /CNW/ - Seniors are all too often the primary target of fraudulent phone calls and email scams, and new survey results from Visa show that many are not having important discussions about fraud. To mark Fraud Prevention Month, Visa Canada will host a free fraud prevention seminar in Halifax to help jump start the conversation and educate seniors about how they can protect themselves from card scams and other fraud risks.The seminar, to be held on March 5, will educate seniors about safe financial practices and equip participants with the tools and know-how to better protect themselves and their identities.  Attendees will have the opportunity to ask questions and speak with industry experts firsthand.WHO:Michael D'Sa, Senior Manager of Data Security, Visa CanadaWHAT: Visa's Fraud Prevention Month Seminar:Learn about steps seniors can take to product themselves from fraudstersSpeak with Visa spokespeople about the results of its recent Canadian-specific fraud and data security surveyLearn about Visa's approach to fraud prevention and Visa's multiple layers of security, including Chip and PIN, Zero Liability and Verified by VisaWHEN:  Monday March 5, 2012, 10:30am - 11:30am ASTWHERE:George Dixon Centre2502 Brunswick St.Halifax, NSB3K 3C3 For further information: Erin Sufrin Visa Canada 416-860-3869 esufrin@visa.com Andrew Addison Fleishman-Hillard 416-645-3648 andrew.addison@fleishman.ca