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What’s wrong with this picture? Be on alert for fake IDs issued by different authorities or different times with identical photos

LAWPRO continues to see high levels of real estate fraud activity. Lawyers and real estate clerks should be on high alert for mortgage frauds. In some instances, fraudsters appear to have used photo ID, issued by different authorities, or issued years apart, but where the documents used the same picture. In these cases, it’s clear… Read More »

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Watch for real estate frauds involving private mortgages

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In a hot real estate market fraudsters are even more motivated than usual – there is a lot of money to be had and lawyers are common targets. LAWPRO is seeing a significant increase in the number of real estate frauds involving private mortgages. The Toronto Police Service recently issued a news release about ongoing… Read More »

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New LAWPRO Webzine: Limitation period updates, free CPD, and fraud alert

Looking for last minute CPD? We’ve got you covered with complimentary CPD programs, several of which offer professionalism or EDI hours. They also qualify for the LAWPRO Risk Management Credit. How to deal with limitation periods that were suspended during the pandemic From calls we have received from insureds, LAWPRO is aware there are questions… Read More »

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Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre Bulletin: Money Mule Awareness

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The following is the text of a bulletin from the Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre: Increasingly, fraud networks are recruiting unsuspecting fraud victims to receive and transfer money from other victims. When this happens, the victim becomes a money mule. What is a Money Mule? A money mule is an individual who is recruited by fraudsters to… Read More »

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