Charity and sales scams

Which is fake?

Which of these emails is from a fake charity?
  • This one
  • This one

Some people try to trick you into donating money to a fake charity or cheat you when you buy or sell something. Learn how to identify and guard against charity and sales scams.

Spot the scam

Prevent problems

Who can help

  • This information applies to British Columbia, Canada
  • Reviewed for legal accuracy in July 2019
  • Time to read: 7 minutes

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