Fraud prevention

We take steps every day to make sure you and your financial information remain secure. But there are some ways we can work together to keep you safe and protect against fraud.

Identity theft

At Scotiabank, our goal is to ensure that your information remains as secure as possible from fraudsters and that you remain protected against identity theft.

What is identity theft?

Identity theft is the use of someone's personal information without their knowledge or consent to commit a crime, such as fraud or theft. Identity theft can start whenever a fraudster gets access to someone else's information, and it’s one of the fastest growing cyber-crimes in Canada.

Identity theft: the risks in daily life

Security banking features 

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Select the button below if you’ve taken action to improve your security by setting up both eStatements and InfoAlerts.

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Helpful tips

Here are some key points to remember about keeping your information safe from fraud.

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