TORONTO, March 29, Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) – By remembering that ‘knowledge is power,’ Ontario Provincial Police say consumers can and should do more to avoid becoming a victim of identity theft.
Typical cases involving identity theft include situations where government documents such as drivers’ licenses, health cards, Social Insurance Number (S.I.N.) cards and birth certificates have been forged or otherwise obtained. When identity is compromised, the consequences have a profound impact on individuals, businesses, government funds, and the public, in general. (more…)