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A scam that loads hefty fees onto your phone bill is resurfacing across Canada. The fraudsters behind the so-called “one ring scam” place calls that appear to originate overseas and hang up quickly.
A Toronto-area woman is out nearly $6,000 after falling victim to a “dishonest teller” scam that convinced her to wire money overseas.
A New Brunswick couple has been bombarded with phone calls from across the United States, all because they upset a telemarketing scam artist.
The RCMP are crediting a raid on a massive collection of call centres in India with a steep drop in the number of complaints from Canadians about a scam involving callers who claim to be from the Canada Revenue Agency.
New Brunswick's consumer protection organization is warning the public about a series of phone scams targeting women, small businesses and Syrian refugees.
Halifax police are warning residents about a telephone scam involving callers who claim to be with the Canada Revenue Agency.
Securities regulators in nine provinces are warning about fraudulent stock promotions that use popular smartphone applications such as WhatsApp to generate investor interest.
Canadians are being warned about two telephone scams that involve impersonation of the RCMP and the National Do Not Call List.