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Pain of Rejection Makes Us More Likely to Commit Fraud

In a user study into online insurance fraud, we found that people are more dishonest when they are rejected. It appears that the negative feeling ellicited by rejection, rather than a loss in monetary reward, drives this process. 47 more words

Media

Steps To Take To Reduce Online Fraud

By Paul Martinez

The Internet is nothing short of powerful, not only in terms of
information but the work that we can partake in with it. 439 more words

Fraud

Police warn of fraudulant Canada's Wonderland ticket scam

MONO, Ont. – Ontario Provincial Police are warning about fraudulent Canada’s Wonderland tickets for sale on the Internet.

They say the fake discounted tickets for the Vaughan, Ont., attraction have surfaced on the website redgroupdeals.com. 107 more words

News

US Senators Demand Action On Ad-Click Fraud

Trend Summary: Two US Democrat Senators are demanding assurances from the Federal Trade Commission that action be taken to eliminate ad-click fraud.

In a letter to the… 172 more words

Digital

Beware of Tech Support Scams

You might be aware of technical support scams already having taken place around the nation. Our nation is not the only one vulnerable to these types of crimes. 276 more words

Scam

Tips to Avoid Telemarketing Fraud


It’s almost impossible to get your money back if you fallen for a telemarketing scam. Before buying anything, remember:

  • Don’t buy from unfamiliar companies. True companies understand you want more information about them before making a purchase.
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Internet Safety

Suspected Surrey fraudster targeted Filipino immigrants: RCMP

Surrey RCMP are looking for a suspected fraudster who is reported to have stolen money using a website designed to assist Filipino immigrants.

On March 21, RCMP received a report from someone saying she had met a woman online who called herself Creste Gelera (believed to be a false name). 249 more words

Crime