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Best Home Security Cameras for 2020

Are you looking for a home security system but are not sure which one to choose with all the options available these days? This site has reviewed 8 of the best home security cameras to help you make an informed decision. The picks are professional grade equipment that feature video analytics to secure your home […]

Analysis of Consumer Fraud in the U.S.

A team at ADT Security has utilized the past 3 years of data from the Better Business Bureau’s Scam Tracker database and analyzed the most prevalent varieties of fraud across the U.S. Their research presents the growth of certain scams in recent years and the financial losses associated with each scheme in the United States. […]

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Microsoft Can Help Protect Against Technology Scams

Microsoft Community Development Specialists are all about empowering the local community with support and resources. They see people walk in almost every day who have lost money or time because someone from “Microsoft” called them, they called a pop-up number on their computer and a wide variety of other fraudulent reasons. Helping to improve digital […]

RCMP National Youth Advisory Committee

The RCMP National Youth Advisory Committee (NYAC) plays an essential role in shaping how the RCMP supports young persons. It bring together youth from all over Canada to discuss important issues that they face in their communities. The NYAC provides valuable input to RCMP policies, programs and strategies. The RCMP National Youth Advisory Committee is […]

CRA Scam

Police say a 58-year-old woman received a phone call on Wednesday afternoon from someone claiming to be from the agency, who said she owed $6,000 in taxes and there was a warrant for her arrest. The woman was contacted again by a person claiming to be with the RCMP and he convinced her to give […]

Liquor

Don’t Drink It! How to Avoid Fake Liquor Scams

It seems there’s a flourishing trade in fake liquor, especially bourbons and vodkas.   Counterfeits are turning up in all types of places, including hotels, retail stores and even airport duty-free shops.   Some of this fake booze can be downright dangerous, containing methanol, instead of ethanol, and other harmful chemicals that can result in […]

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Watch Your Lenses

If you’re a photo enthusiast and like to travel with a lot of gear, watch out for thieves who feel equally enthusiastic about it.   They generally operate as a group of up to five or six people who rush up to you and seem to want to show you something.   They hold a […]

Fake Hotels and Rentals

Who knew there so many ways of parting a tourist and his money?  Although we’ve written about fake hotel bookings and vacation rentals before, the scam has risen at such an alarming rate during the past couple of years, it’s worth repeating the warning.   The scam usually takes the form of someone advertising a […]