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Something Fishy - Seafood Fraud in Canada Uncovered

Investigators found out that many of the fish sold in Canadian supermarkets are mislabeled seafood, with estimates placing the fraud to be affecting approximately half of the seafood sold in Canadian stores. The seafood fraud is more than just being charged more for a premium fish and getting a cheaper variety. In some cases, the mislabeling may also pose as a health risk such as in the case of white tuna being switched with escolar, a type of fish that can cause stomach problems such as diarrhea and vomiting.

How Much Does a Private Investigator Cost in Toronto and the GTA?

There is no standard cost for private investigators in Toronto, Mississauga, Brampton or the entire GTA. The fees and payment terms are dependent on each one’s discretion which are based on several factors. The level of experience, the complexity of the job, the time needed to complete the job, who the person to be followed is, and incidental expenses (such as travel expenses) are all factors to be considered.

CRA Asked for Help Against the Fight for Mortgage Fraud

Mortgage fraud is on the rise, with more people claiming to make more than they really do in order to qualify for bigger loans. In light of this, the CMHC is aiming for lenders to get access to mortgage applicants’ tax data so that they can identify those who might inflate their declared income in order to qualify under the new rules.

Laurentian Student Victimized by CRA Receive $600 from Kind Stranger

Do you know that more than a thousand Canadians have fallen victims for CRA scams last year? They’ve collectively lost over $4 million and the majority of scammers are still out there, victimizing even those who are struggling financially.

Protect Yourself From Mortgage Fraud and Real Estate Fraud

Mortgage fraud and real estate fraud are on the rise; and the frauds associated with them may take many different forms. As unsavoury as it is to think that these types of fraud happen around us, it is really of little wonder because fraudsters are opportunists and as such, they go for the biggest cons they can accomplish. Examples of the biggest heists in fraud are real estate fraud and mortgage fraud.

Trump Tower in Vancouver Now Part of the CRA Probe Into Pre-Sale Condo Flippers

The Canadian government is widening their ever reaching grasp and going after all sorts of tax cheats including those who are in the real estate market. The developers of Trump Tower in Vancouver, the huge project at Wall Centre Central Park, are in hot water.

$13M Fraud Case Got Charges Stayed Because There was No Judge for a Trial

Imagine being a victim of fraud, finding out who the alleged culprits are, gearing up for a trial, and then hearing that the charges have been stayed because there was no judge available for the trial to take place. That is exactly what happened in a recent case wherein Superior Court Justice Bonnie Croll had to stay the charges for the 12-week trial due in Toronto because no judge is available until January to preside over the trial.

Police Probe In Danger Because the Toronto Fire Inspection Documentation is That Bad

The police can’t launch their fraud investigation for going after fake fire inspectors because the records kept at the Facilities Management division of the City of Toronto are in such bad shape that they’re nearly non-existent.

13 Month Fraud Term Given to Former Olympian

It looks like fraud is really making a big impact on everyone these days, with more people getting involved in fraud with or without their own doing. It seems like no matter how many tips to avoid fraud you know about, fraudsters will find a way to make you a fraud victim.