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‘Spot the Scammers’ – Part 1

Post by Det/Sgt. Dave Kozicki, Fraud/Economic Crimes Unit —– Good advice is often contradictory. Rule #1 to avoid a fraud is: ‘If it’s too good to be true it probably is.’ This is great information but what about getting a … Continue reading

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Knock, knock; Who’s there?

Recently, we’ve become aware of a few incidents where people have been approached at their home by door to door sellers. In some cases it’s a rep from an alarm company, in others, it’s someone selling encyclopedias. Raises the question … Continue reading

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Scareware: What is it?

The Canadian Anti Fraud Centre has been receiving reports from Canadians who say their computers are being frozen or they have been “locked out” of their computers after receiving pop-up messages warning them their computer has been associated with child … Continue reading

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