We also have a large team of experts dedicated to the removal and closure of fake scammer banks and sites.
This booklet outlines many of the most common types of scams, and lists the contact information of fraud-fighting agencies that are there to help.
I believe in a Canada that is a nation of innovators, one that is aware and unburdened by the high cost of fraud in both the traditional and digital economies.
Met a new friend/penpal on a friendship/dating site who's asking you for money?
Has a dying person contacted you wanting your help to give his money to charity?
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