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  • Beware of criminals pretending to be the Atlantic Chamber Commerce

    We have become aware that fraudulent scams involving inheritance claims using the Atlantic Chamber of Commerce’s corporate identity are taking place. We are aware of several e-mail scams, known as phishing, at this time. 

    Criminals may also be creating fake websites with any of these corporate names, using free email services to create fake emails, as well as other tactics including SMS text messages and phone calls.

     

    The Atlantic Chamber of Commerce is NOT a Law Firm and it does not provide legal services of any kind.

     

    Be on alert when you receive an email claiming to be from a lawyer or barrister with the Atlantic Chamber of Commerce.

    Hackers and cyber scammers are attempting to trick you into sending them money.

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  • The Atlantic Chamber of Commerce does not provide legal services and does not represent individuals in legal matters of any kind (e.g., inheritance, trusts, estate proceedings), nor do any of our employees, and we will never ask for anyone’s personal financial information

     

    If you have received emails from someone indicating they are a member of the Atlantic Chamber of Commerce team, or that they are an Atlantic Chamber of Commerce attorney/lawyer/barrister, then you may be a victim of an attempt at fraud.

     

    To report fraud, contact Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre or contact your local police force and or Canada’s national police force, the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP). 

     

  • PLEASE NOTE:

    The Atlantic Chamber of Commerce does not use free email services such as:

    Gmail, AOL, Yahoo! Mail, Outlook, Hotmail, iCloud Mail, etc. 

     

    The cyber criminals are using these free email services to create fake email accounts with our name to try and trick you.

    We report all fake emails.

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  • We routinely report suspicious activities, emails, accounts, and websites.

    We ask anyone who has received messages from individuals claiming to be from the Atlantic Chamber of Commerce to do the same.

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  • Tips to avoid email phishing scams:

    • Be wary of unexpected emails that contain links or attachments. Do not click on links or open files in unfamiliar emails.
    • Don’t believe what you see. Scammers can fake anything from a company logo to the sent email address.
    • Check the company’s website. Businesses typically post information on their websites.
    • Be cautious of generic emails. Always be wary of messages that seem overly general.
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    Help Stop the Spread.

    Protect Yourself and Report Cybercrime. 

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  • Watch the Get Cyber Safe video on Phishing and how cybercriminals pose as legitimate organizations to try and lure you into giving them your sensitive data. 

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  • GET CYBER SAFE