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Frauds and scams during COVID-19

The global pandemic has required people to spend more time at home and has also increased uncertainty amongst many about what the future holds. Criminals have viewed the current environment as an opportunity to target Canadians, including older adults, in an effort to obtain their personal and financial information. The Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre has reported 766 cases…

May 19, 2020

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The global pandemic has required people to spend more time at home and has also increased uncertainty amongst many about what the future holds. Criminals have viewed the current environment as an opportunity to target Canadians, including older adults, in an effort to obtain their personal and financial information. The Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre has reported 766 cases of COVID-19 fraud that has resulted in losses of approximately $1.2 million.

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https://www.mcmasteroptimalaging.org/hitting-the-headlines/detail/hitting-the-headlines/2020/05/06/frauds-and-scams-during-covid-19

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