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Indian Call Centers Linked to CRA Scam Raided by Police

Call centers used by scammers contacting Canadians under the pretense that they are with the CRA were raided by the police in October, possibly putting a stop to suspected illegal centres that are involved with fraud.

Car Dealership in Mississauga Suspended Over Alleged Forgery and Fraud

A Mississauga dealership is allegedly involved in fraud and forgery. Allegations include odometer tampering according to investigators. The complete list of reasons for suspension name illegal sales, odometer tampering, suspected forgery, and fraudulent vehicle transfers.

Man Lost $600K to Evil Spirit Blessing Scam

A woman from Toronto was charged by York Region police after allegedly using witchcraft to scam $600K from an elderly man. The woman was charged with fraud for pretending to practice witchcraft in order to pull off an “evil spirit blessing scam”.

Common Methods of Restaurant Theft

Restaurant owners can lose profit in a number of ways, and the most common is often due to the tactics and scams that employees use to engage in restaurant theft. Dishonest employees steal not just from restaurant owners but also from customers. Knowing what they do to commit restaurant theft will allow restaurant owners to reduce opportunities for the most common methods of restaurant theft shared below.

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, Mississauga and Brampton?

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.