Competition Bureau Canada

Competition Bureau Canada

March 09, 2012 13:58 ET

Media Advisory: Competition Bureau Canada

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - March 9, 2012) - The Competition Bureau is organizing a panel discussion in Montreal as part of its 2012 Fraud Prevention Month initiatives. The discussion, also presented as a webinar, will introduce a panel of experts who will share their knowledge and offer practical advice on how to avoid some popular schemes and fraudulent offers-such as free-offer, debt-relief, antivirus software sales, and job opportunity scams. The panels will address emerging threats and the risks Canadians face when transacting in the online and mobile environments.

Guest speakers include Prof. Mourad Debbabi, Director, Concordia Institute for Information Systems Engineering, Sgt Michael Haring, Integrated Technological Crime Unit, Royal Canadian Mounted Police, and Dominic Thérien, Assistant Deputy Commissioner of Competition, Quebec and Atlantic regions, Competition Bureau.

Media are invited to attend the panel discussion, either in person or by webex.

Date: March 13, 2012
Time: 11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Location: Concordia University, Engineering, Computer Science and Visual Arts Integrated Complex, EV Building, Room EV 2.260 (Normand Hebert Room), 1515, Ste-Catherine Street West, Second Floor, Montreal, Quebec

To register for the online event:

1. Go to

2. Click "Register".

3. On the registration form, enter your information and then click "Submit".

Once the host approves your registration, you will receive a confirmation email message with instructions on how to join the event. You may register until the start of the conference.

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