Ontario is the second most common place in North America for cargo theft activity according to a recent analysis.
The report, completed by CargoNet, determined a year-by-year 262 per cent increase in Ontario cargo thefts in the first quarter of 2017. Many of the thefts were reported in the Greater Toronto Area, including 10 thefts reported in Brampton, five in Mississauga and five in Toronto.
A total of 358 incidents occurred across the United States and Canada, with seven per cent of them being classified as fraud, often identify theft or wire fraud.
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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.