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Protect Yourself by Learning the Signs of Identity Theft

Almost everyone has heard about cases of identity theft. The disturbing thing is that you may hear more instances of it in the coming weeks as criminals and fraudsters are getting more creative in order to cheat honest people out of their hard-earned money in this trying time. Just a quick look at news about fraud and you’ll see cases of government program abuse, forgery, and financial fraud.

Brampton Man Lost Life Savings After Scam

A man from Ontario was left with just $9 after he was scammed of his life savings which are worth more than $8,200. Ganesh Khatry of Brampton Ontario was tricked into handing over his savings to scammers. He has been saving since he moved to Canada from Nepal 3 years ago in search of a better future.

Romance Scam Sees Ontario Woman Put Life Savings into Bitcoin Machine

With most people stuck at home and only have the internet for companionship, more and more individuals are falling for investment scams and romance scams. A woman from York region was targeted for a romance scam and she ended up putting thousands of dollars in a Bitcoin machine believing that she was sending the funds to her true love, a man she has not yet met in person.

10 Low Key Signs That Your Partner Is Cheating

Some see the signs of cheating and just mentally file them under things that are nothing to be concerned about. If you are looking for low key signs that your partner is cheating; signs that you may be dismissing because they are too subtle, then better continue reading below.

How to Protect Yourself from Mortgage Fraud in Canada

Mortgage fraud and title fraud are the most devastating types of real estate fraud in Canada. Although real estate fraud in general hurts homeowners, victims of mortgage fraud and title fraud can lose the only home they have and end up homeless.

The 3 Most Common Types of Identity Theft

Identity fraud and identity theft are common occurrences these days. They happen when someone obtains and uses someone else’s personal data in a fraudulent or deceitful manner for economic gain or other reasons. The problem is becoming even more prevalent because of misinformation online and the lack of response from appropriate agencies to fix it.

How to Know if You Are Being Catfished? These Are the Signs

Catfishing has become so rampant online that it is now more challenging to trust people even when they seem real. With stories of catfishing going viral at times, it is not easy to allay doubts, especially when you meet someone online that you truly want to be real. If you want to protect yourself from being catfished, you should know the signs to look out for.

How to Spot a Business Email Compromise (BEC) Fraud like a Pro

Business Email Compromise fraud (BEC fraud) is a group of fast-growing type of scam in Canada that targets businesses. If you own a business, it is best to get acquainted with the tactics that BEC fraudsters use so that you’ll be better equipped to protect yourself moreso that business transactions are moving towards online channels these days.

Canadian Job Seekers Defrauded in Elaborate Online Scam

It is no secret that the COVID-19 pandemic caused a huge increase in the cases of fraud, especially online-based fraud and scams. 25-year-old Ashley from Canada found out about this the hard way when she used career sites online to look for jobs in sales, marketing, and coordination after losing her position as a French program coordinator due to the COVID-19 pandemic. What looked like a remote job with Vancouver tech company Gux-IT turned out to be something she wasn’t prepared for.