Q: In 2016, 77,000 Canadians had this in common. What is it?
A: They were victims of fraud to the tune of $99,000,000. $20 Million of that was due to Romance fraud.
In 2016, it logged more than 77,000 complaints that resulted in losses of more than $99-million, with the top scams by complaint involving extortion, phishing, and fake computer-service companies. The frauds that resulted in the most money lost were romance scams, at more than $20-million.