Online dating scams, such as the one which cost an elderly Nanaimo woman 0,000, came in second on the BBB's top 10 scams of 2016 list.
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The Better Business Bureau has published a list of the top 10 scams in the country, and how much has been lost to each to date. It’s basically a cheque-cashing scheme that’s simply too good to be true. Romance scams are the second-most reported scam; online dating is big business to some scammers."The 150 is a chance to reflect on and celebrate Canadian history and as we look back, we realize that the Royal Canadian Mounted Police plays an integral part in that history," says Sergeant Jack Poitras, Media Relations Manager, Alberta RCMP."The re-enactment of the March West is our way of showcasing a pivotal moment in both Canadian and RCMP history." The original March West took place in the mid-1870s following a recommendation from Prime Minister Sir John A.“But it's a story that's being repeated too often.” Telephone scams are a major component of the various fraud cases listed by the BBB.In August, 2016 a sophisticated phone scam came to the attention of Oceanside RCMP where residents were contacted by people posing as the police telling them there was a warrant out for their arrest over unpaid taxes or immigration issues. Jesse Forman said the initial calls were a way to get personal information from victims.Thankfully no one in that particular instance was deceived and gave away their info.