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Canada: Top 10 Scams in 2017

For your at-risk cardholders:

The Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre estimates that less than 5% of mass marketing fraud is ever reported. Follow these steps if you have been defrauded.

Based on complaints to the Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre.

The Top 10 Scams of 2017

  1. Extortion
  2. Phishing
  3. Service
  4. Personal Info
  5. Merchandise
  6. Sale of Merchandise
  7. Counterfeit Merchandise
  8. Prize
  9. Job
  10. Romance

The Top 10 Scams of 2016

1. Employment Scams
2. Online Dating Scams
3. Identity Fraud
4. Advance Fee Loans
5. Online Purchase Scams
6. Wire Fraud – Spearphishing
7. Binary Option Scams
8. Fake Lottery Winnings
9. Canada Revenue Agency Scam
10. Fake Online Endorsements

Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre

http://www.antifraudcentre.ca/fraud-escroquerie/index-eng.htm

The Little Black Book of Scams

http://www.competitionbureau.gc.ca/eic/site/cb-bc.nsf/eng/03074.html

Stephen

 

Posted on: February 11, 2018, 6:40 am Category: Uncategorized