The digital era has revolutionized the old con game. Canadian police say online scams have gone up by a factor of ten, every year, for ten years now. It’s a global industry, but we Canadians are favoured targets.
What are your scam stories? Have your parents picked up the phone to ‘Hi Granny, guess who this is… Can you send me money to fix the car? I got into a crash. Don’t tell Mum!’ Have you been offered a fortune in exchange for your banking details…Had an online romance taken a dishonest or criminal turn?
If it’s a scam that’s come your way, we’d love to learn more about your experience.