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Fraudsters preying on Canadians’ loneliness and vulnerability amid pandemic, private investigators warn

May 13, 2021 – Private investigators are reporting a rise in fraud as scammers are apparently taking advantage of desperate and vulnerable Canadians during the pandemic.

Adrienne Fekete, owner of Star Quality Private Investigations in Toronto, said her firm has seen a more-than-600-per-cent increase in fraud-related cases in the last year, including romance scams, corporate scams, fake vaccine vendors, identity theft and credit card scams, to name a few. CTV News reports. | READ MORE