West Shore RCMP offers fraud prevention forum for businesses

West Shore RCMP and the Bank of Canada are conducting a fraud prevention evening for businesses, merchants and the public at the Langford Legion next Monday.

West Shore RCMP and the Bank of Canada are conducting a fraud prevention evening for businesses, merchants and the public at the Langford Legion next Monday.

Bank of Canada officials will review the detection of counterfeit currency and security features on authentic notes.

The West Shore RCMP will review what to do in the event a merchant is stuck with  a counterfeit bill.

The RMCP commercial crime unit will discuss how to recognize fraud and identity theft.

The event is Sept. 12, 6 p.m. at 761 Station Ave., and should last about an hour. RSVP carly.broughton@rcmp-grc.gc.ca.