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Veterans benefits and their pensions are the latest targets of the scammers preying on the elderly. There are a few variations of this scam, watch the video in this article. read more


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Phishing scams are one of the oldest games in the scam book. Once a scammer has your personal information, he or she can sell it read more


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While there are some legitimate business directories, the majority of these are not truly open about their real intended pu read more


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Businesses being scammed is as old as business itself. But in this age of many small business owners struggling to stay afloat, b read more


You want to know how to become a chartered accountant. However, be aware of a notorious scam happening these days involving this sector, as you should give the accountant requirements and qualifications more consideration. read more


Beware of the Scheduled Payment E-mail scam! There is an email making its rounds these days through millions of inboxes and claims to be from your cell phone network provider (AT&T, Vodafone, Rogers, Verizon, Telus, Orange, etc.). read more


Watch out for the American Opportunity Tax Credit scam happening these days, aka the Tax Credit Scam. With video below. read more


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Most of us receive a ton of junk mail, regular or electronic. Some of the envelopes/emails might be from credit card or credit un read more


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Beware of an email coming from criminals impersonating the Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce (CIBC). It asks recipients to keep read more


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This is an excerpt from a real scammer’s e-mail: “Public records indicate that $3,226,519 of unclaimed money has been turned read more


You receive an email from the tax authority in your country (IRS in US, CRA in Canada, etc). The message seems to be authentic. Beware of this scam (with video below). read more


This is a very dangerous scam making its rounds nowadays. Beware of the Tax Season's Early Filing scam! With video below. read more


(with video) Online tax filing and its scams. This year, one of the biggest scams around is the Tax Refund or Free Tax Filing scam. Let's see. read more


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The Internet has made all of our lives much easier. But every silver lining is attached to a cloud. The Internet has made becomin read more


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If you’re like most, you spend a good part of each day going in and out of your email, checking your messages. Good practice sa read more


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There is an e-mail going around from crooks impersonating Tangerine Bank representatives asking recipients to keep their account read more


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One of the most useful features that debit cards have is the electronic transfer, where customers can send money via e-mail to th read more


Did you receive an email from the government informing you that you qualify for a grant under the federal economic stimulus plan and your sector was one of several selected to receive the money? Watch out for this scam here. read more


How the scam works:
You might be receiving an email one of these days, with the following content:
Madam/Sir, In order to have your company inserte read more


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The United Kingdom recently implemented some regulatory changes that allow those aged 55 and above to have direct access to their read more


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