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Monthly fraud summary for July 2014

August 05, 2014 By: TimLemieux Category: Confirmed frauds

July kept up a similar pace to the previous month (270 emails reporting scams compared to 279 in June). We posted 20 new fraud warnings (same as last month).

57% of the emails this month came from the U.S., 30% from Ontario, 3% from elsewhere in Canada and 10% from overseas. Here is the latest that map showing where emails to ‘fraudinfo@lawpro.ca’ orginated. (click to enlarge)

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Here are the email fraud posts we did in June sorted by scenario:

Commercial debt collection:

Separation agreement scam:

Business loan collection scam:

Beach of IP or copyright agreement:

Real estate bad cheque scam:

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