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Robocalls selling dubious debt assistance plague Canadian Consumers

July 16, 2009

Consumers across Canada are sounding off to Better Business Bureau about incessant automated telemarketing calls ...

Securities watchdog won’t say if locals hurt in ponzi scheme

July 16, 2009

The provincial securities regulator is being tight-lipped about the case of a missing Montreal businessman who is ...

Home security scam goes door-to-door

July 16, 2009

Better Business Bureau is advising consumers to beware of high-pressure home security system sellers. “Consumers ...

As recession grinds on, financial abuse of elders takes a growing toll

July 16, 2009

Fraud is bad enough, but when family members or caregivers financially abuse elderly relatives or patients, ...

Scammers I’ve Bagged

May 26, 2009

When Susan Eng asked me to write about elder abuse, my first reaction was not 'what will I write' but 'how will I get ...

Your Money: Self regulation is a recipe for disaster

May 26, 2008

The need for an effective regulatory system that protects investors grows more urgent each day. The need for an ...

Fight fraud

March 27, 2008

Sophisticated scams cost Canadians millions of dollars each year. Canadians continue to lose millions of dollars each ...

Vacation scams: what you need to know

March 18, 2008

Vacation scams and travel-related fraud are on the rise. Here's what you can do to protect your travel ...

Six tips for avoiding travel scams

January 4, 2008

Scammers and con artists are waiting to take advantage of travellers. Find out ways to outsmart them. Unfortunately, ...

Attention CARP Members: Scam Alert

December 6, 2007

Several CARP Members have recently contacted us reporting they have received suspicious phone calls regarding a ...