Fraud is a serious concern for both merchants and their
customers. A fraudulent credit card transaction could involve an
invalid account number, unauthorized use of a valid account number
or a lost or stolen card. Card skimming is the most common form of
debit card fraud. Fraudulent transactions normally occur within
hours of loss or theft and in most cases the victim has not yet
reported his/her card as missing or stolen.
Fortunately, credit and debit cards issued in Canada are
designed with special security features to help deter
counterfeiting and fraud, and your actions can further protect your
business and your customers.
The information below is designed to help you protect against
You can find additional information at the Visa, MasterCard and Interac