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Carol In Your Corner: Scammers Never Rest

May 23, 2015

It must be hard work being a scammer, although business might be slightly affected during March Anti-Scam month, they ...

The CARP Poll: CARP Fraud Poll Report

March 25, 2015

Key Findings   March 24, 2015: Incidence of members experiencing fraud, either themselves or someone they know, has ...

March is Fraud Prevention Month: Read this brief on fraud prevention

March 12, 2015

As Carol Libman said in her column on fraud prevention, March is fraud prevention month but it should really be a ...

Carol In Your Corner: Preventing Fraud

March 12, 2015

PREVENTING FRAUD March is Fraud Prevention Month. Actually, the entire year should be dedicated to ensuring that ...


Groups look for ways to protect seniors

October 6, 2014

By: Darren MacDonald - Sudbury Northern Life Sep 30, 2014 To address the problem of seniors being scammed by ...

The CARP Poll Report: Fraud Poll

April 4, 2014

Key Findings April 4th, 2014: Close to half of members have suffered fraud or know someone who has, and this ...

Protect Your Pocketbook – Tips to Avoid Financial Explotation

April 4, 2014

This great resource was originally shared on social via Patricia Fleischman. "Protect Your Pocketbook" is a must read ...

Canadian Black Book of Scams

April 3, 2014

This resource is one that is well needed by seniors. It is a resource to help prevent fraud. It is the Canadian Black ...

Double Click – Scam Presentation

December 4, 2013



Seniors on fixed incomes particularly vulnerable to investment scams

November 1, 2013

Greedy or naive investors can be easily convinced by scammers to invest in get-rich quick schemes before they’ve ...