BROADCAST DATE : Oct 4, 2019

Busting tech support scammers

Marketplace tackles one of the largest scams targeting Canadians: Fake technicians claiming your home computer or smartphone is compromised — and demanding hundreds or thousands of dollars to fix it. We discover that much of the scamming activity emanates from call centres in India, and after months of cultivating sources on the ground, we get inside. Plus, we ask: What is the RCMP doing to stop this scam for good?