The Real Estate Council of Alberta (RECA) recently released an eye-opening blog speaking to a rise in mortgage fraud in Canada. Their blog references findings from an Equifax Canada survey where respondents were comprised of more than 1500 Canadians from across the nation. According to the blog, there...
Fraud in Canada
During this past month, a number of companies, organizations and law enforcement groups came together to release information about preventing fraud in Canada. Fraud prevention is a broad theme and fraud prevention month covers all forms of fraud – a main theme this year being identity theft. We...
This coming March is Fraud Prevention Month. Fraud Prevention Month is an annual public awareness campaign that works to prevent Canadians from becoming victims of fraud. Many organizations are involved in the initiative to bring awareness to fraud this month:
- The Competition Bureau http://www.competitionbureau.gc.ca/eic/site/cb-bc.nsf/eng/03662.html
- RCMP http://www.rcmp-grc.gc.ca/scams-fraudes/index-eng.htm