A longtime Leaside real-estate agent says recent incidents of home-sale scams in Toronto are related to housing agents and other professionals not doing their jobs. “A lot of what’s going on with this fraud, in…
Service animals are often a critical support for people with different disabilities. But fake service animals and their owners are taking advantage of the system, and cause huge issues for people with legitimate needs.
Calgary police are looking for four men in connection in with a massive bitcoin scam.
Metrolinx has urged riders to avoid fraud by not purchasing Presto cards on online auction websites.
Three York University employees have been arrested in connection to a $1.6 million fraud investigation.
Two men were arrested on Feb. 14, after police seized fraudulent tickets for the Justin Timberlake concerts this week.
Police report a man advertised false tickets online and then met buyers in person to accept cash in exchange for the fake tickets.
Police are looking for two men in connection with a possible local fraud scheme targeting seniors.
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.”
The Toronto police Strategic partnership unit is warning the public of a credit card “phishing” scam that is active in the city.