Fraudsters preying on Canadians loneliness and vulnerability amid pandemic, private investigators warn

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Private investigators are reporting a rise in fraud as scammers are apparently taking advantage of desperate and vulnerable Canadians during the pandemic.

Adrienne Fekete, owner of Star Quality Private Investigations in Toronto, said her firm has seen a more-than-600-per-cent increase in fraud-related cases in the last year, including romance scams, corporate scams, fake vaccine vendors, identity theft and credit card scams, to name a few.

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Original Article Source Credits:   CTV News , https://www.ctvnews.ca/

Article Written By:  Ben Cousins

Original Article Posted on:  May 12, 2021

Link to Original Article:  https://www.ctvnews.ca/health/coronavirus/fraudsters-preying-on-canadians-loneliness-and-vulnerability-amid-pandemic-private-investigators-warn-1.5425314



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