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Lunchtime Trivia Thursday, October 11

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

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Lunchtime Trivia Thursday, June 14

Q: We have all heard about a number of scams that are circulating.  According to this study, these people are more likely to fall for the scam than others.  Who are they? A: Optimists. The study surveyed 500 adults over

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Scammers Pretending To Be CRA

It is cropping up again, people claiming to be the Canada Revenue Agency; contacting individuals and convincing them to give up personal information and funds using false accusations of investigations and warrants of arrest threats. Last year similar scams targeted

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Scams Can Hit Anyone

You may have seen the advertisements to help prevent people from falling for things like identity theft or other scams. Companies have built products around just that for years. You may even have had a phone call that seemed suspicious,

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CRA Scam Alert. Police Update

This CRA scam continues to make its rounds.  Scammers are contacted people claiming they are with Canada Revenue Agency and demanding money.  The threats vary and the payment options vary but include in person meetings and electronic payments online. *****Here

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OPP Warns Hotel Guests Of The Latest Scam

The OPP is warning hotel guests of yet another scam that is making its way around and involves an issue with your credit card.  The Front Desk Scam is a form of phishing, where the caller will try to obtain

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