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More than $22.5 million lost to romance scams in 2018

As Valentine’s Day fast approaches, the RCMP is asking Canadians to be cautious when searching for that special someone online. Known as “romance scams,” some 760 victims in Canada reported losses of more than $22.5 million to the Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre last year, surpassing all other types of fraud.

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West Van senior speaks out after being targeted in $185K scam

A West Vancouver senior is speaking out as a warning to others after being scammed out of $185,000 by international fraudsters – then getting it back thanks to the quick work of police.

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March is Fraud Prevention Month

March is Fraud Prevention Month across Canada and a great reminder to keep your digital household clean. To help you protect against identity theft and fraud you should regularly check your privacy and permission settings, change your passwords often, review and verify your ‘friends’ lists, and deactivate online accounts you no longer use. Check out […]

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Celebrating Our Seniors in a Digital Society

It is 7am and all is quiet outside except for a few birds chirping; a typical Canadian morning. But inside, my two year old son is eating his breakfast omelette and chatting animatedly with my in-laws, his Aba and Aaji (grandfather and grandmother) about his Halloween adventures the night before. My in-laws are listening and […]

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