Savvy Consumer Information Center - Scams and Frauds
Savvy Consumer Information Center - Scams and
Here are some of the
latest Scams, Frauds, and Consumer Abuse items in the news.
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Canadian Lottery Telemarketing Fraud -
The fraud involves counterfeit certified checks of up to $12,899 sent to people across the United States as partial
payment of a settlement in the Canadian lottery. The recipient is advised to deposit the check and return a portion by
check or wire transfer to cover a non-resident tax for the customs department. These checks have been stolen from a
private home in Quebec and are worthless.
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