Halifax Regional Police offer up online shopping safety tips

Halifax Regional Police is sharing some tips to help you shop safely online.

Online fraud targeting young Albertans: report

Statistics from the ASC – the regulatory agency responsible for administering the province’s securities laws – show incidents of fraud are decreasing among older Albertans, but on the rise for people under 35.

Toronto police warn about ongoing work from home scam

Toronto police are warning the public about an ongoing work from home scam that is stealing large sums of money from victims.

Bradford man charged with fraud

Police say the accused took a deposit for the sale of an e-scooter that the victim never received.

Coquitlam money exchange company out $90k in wire fraud case to China

A retired home-care worker defrauded out of her life savings after she had $90,000 wired to China through a Coquitlam money exchange company has reclaimed her nest egg in a decision handed down by B.C.’s top court.

Digital fraud attempts from Canada increased during pandemic: TransUnion

The rate of digital fraud attempts against businesses up 26 per cent from Canada when comparing pre-pandemic to pandemic levels.

Coquitlam money exchange company out $90k in wire fraud case to China

A retired home-care worker defrauded out of her life savings after she had $90,000 wired to China through a Coquitlam, B.C., money exchange company has reclaimed her nest egg in a decision handed down by B.C.’s top court.

Canadian linked to North Korea was part of MacEwan University cyberheist

In the summer of 2017, MacEwan University in Edmonton was duped into sending more than $11-million to someone posing as a construction contractor.

Your password could be up for sale — here’s a simple way to fight identity fraud

In Feb. 2021, the Canada Revenue Agency suspended the accounts of more than 100,000 people after it discovered some of their login information for sale on the dark web.

COVID-19 used to scam Manitoba farming conference out of $200K

Organizers of a Manitoba farming conference were scammed out of nearly $200,000 in a “sophisticated fraud” that used COVID-19 as a ruse, a judge has ruled.

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