While fraud can take many forms, it is generally known as misrepresentation or concealment of a material fact or willful or deliberate act or failure to act with the intention of obtaining an unauthorized benefit. Manulife/John Hancock may learn of a misuse of its brands involving a variation of our Company name and logo. Educating yourself about fraud is your best protection against it. If you believe you have received any suspected fraudulent correspondence purporting to be from Manulife/John Hancock, please contact us immediately at
A fraudulent product document (an image can be seen below) referencing Manulife Investment Management and The Manufacturers Life Insurance company is being circulated. It promotes a fake Manulife fixed rate bond plan that portrays false information. No employee or authorized agent of Manulife Investment Management, the Manufacturers Life Insurance company or any related entity is in any way associated with this document.
The document features Manulife Investment Management’s logo and branding. Manulife Investment Management does not offer a Fixed Rate Manuplus Bond Plan and this information and document is fraudulent.
Be aware that you cannot rely on information in this fraudulent document. Some characteristics that may indicate an increased risk of fraud experience are
We are actively monitoring and investigating this situation and are taking steps to protect our clients and community.
If this product is being offered to you please immediately contact your local police authority and your provincial/territorial securities regulator. Do not share any personal information with the individuals in question For more information about fraud prevention, you can consult the following government agency website: