Fraud in Edmonton is on the rise – and Edmonton Police Services is hoping that its 13th annual fraud prevention month will help tackle the rising numbers.
EPS reported a 23 per cent increase in fraud from 2015 to 2016; those numbers expecting still to rise despite the province’s recent ban on door-to-door sales of energy-related products.
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This article is summarized by Canadian Fraud News Inc.
Marina Burghard writes for Canadian Fraud News about fraud-related cases, whistleblower, jurisdiction, identity theft, consumer protection, etc. – essentially about scams and how to protect yourself against this kind of fraudulent criminal behavior. She holds a Master’s degree in Political Science where her interest in criminology grew. Besides fraud, Marina’s scientific interest lies in terrorism, extremism and how to deal with it as a society.