In an attempt to create awareness and protect people from scammers, the Canadian Association of Chiefs of Police has compiled a list of the top 10 scams in Canada. They write about: Sweepstakes scam, Clickbait scam, Robocall scam, Government grant scam, Emergency or ‘grandparent’ scam, Medical alert scam, Copycat website scam, ‘Are you calling yourself?’ scam, Tech support scam and Arrest scam.
Read more at CBC News.
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.