Toronto couple faces charges in $3 million credit card fraud

Note: The Observer has been informed that all charges against Md Sumin Reaz were stayed on March 22, 2016 and charges against Malika Irrighen were withdrawn on May 29, 2015.  A man and a woman face multiple charges in connection with a $3 million credit card fraud case. The investigation revealed that between May 2011 […]

Online shoppers beware of scams, PayPal warns

When Alex Gorodetsky received a text message on his cellphone inquiring about a pair of shoes he posted on online classified website Kijiji, he had no reason to believe the person texting him was a scam artist. “In a nutshell the text basically asked me if I could ship a particular pair of sneakers to western Africa,” said Gorodetsky, an avid shoe collector living in Toronto. “At first I thought everything was all good up until I got the exact same text message two more times that day.”