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Backgrounder: Regulation and Supreme Court Ruling on the National Securities Regulator Act

August 9, 2013

Broad Strokes (The Macro-Economic Context) Canada presents a somewhat embarrassing spectacle at the International ...

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Caveat Emptor: Pushy Energy Salespeople Can be Bad News

July 27, 2013

Beware of Energy Contracts and Home Heating Scams - they have become all too common in Ontario An Angus Reid survey ...

Introduction To Dianne Ojar-Ali

July 3, 2013

  Starting this month we will be publish a monthly fraud tip. The fraud tip will be written by Dianne Ojar-Ali, ...

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1 in 5 Medical Professionals Seeing Older Victims of Financial Scams

June 28, 2013

WASHINGTON, D.C: Could America's doctors and nurses play a bigger role in learning the symptoms and recommended ...

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CARP Launches New Elder Abuse Paper and Recommendations on the International Day to End Elder Abuse

June 14, 2013

Editor's Note: June 15th is International World Elder Abuse Awareness Day or as we at CARP prefer to think- the Day to ...

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Muncey man barred from any business, employment or volunteer work involving seniors' property or money

May 31, 2013

He’s a medically fragile senior who fleeced another vulnerable elderly man through a home reno scam. Now, he’s ...

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Can regulators stave off 'massive increase in senior misery?'

April 12, 2013

Elderly seen as easy target for unscrupulous advisers, fraudsters; Finra zeroing in on complex products With thousands ...

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Avoiding Scams Targeting Seniors

March 8, 2013

March is Fraud Prevention Month and it’s an important time to remember that banks work hard to protect their ...

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March is Fraud Prevention Month

March 8, 2013

March is Fraud Prevention Month across Canada and around the world. Financial abuse and fraud is one of the most common ...

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Seniors targeted in series of distraction thefts, police say

December 7, 2012

Constable Tony Vella: “On many occasions the victims don’t realize they’ve been robbed until they get home."It ...