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Online dating has been one of the most popular ways to find lasting love or a romantic interest in the past several years. And like any good thing that has become popular, it has created opportunities for scammers. In fact, people have reported losing around $1.3 billion to romance scams in the past five years and it reached an astounding record of $547 million in 2021.
Haywood Hunt & Associates Inc. is pleased to announce the addition of Don Panchuk (BA MA CFE CRM) to our Corporate Investigations Division. Don served for 31 years in the RCMP, retiring as the Superintendent in Charge of the Integrated Market Enforcement Team in the Greater Toronto Area (GTA).
As the saying goes “Cheaper is not always better”, and that statement holds true within the Private Investigative Industry. When it comes to cost, it varies greatly. There are a lot of Private Investigators and Private Investigation Agencies within Toronto, Mississauga, Brampton, Vaughan, Richmond Hill and throughout the entire Province of Ontario.
There is no such thing as being immune to fraud, more so for fraud that occurs within your organization. In fact, the standing number for lost revenue to occupational fraud is at around 5%.
Disability benefits fraud has been one of the fastest rising types of fraud in recent times, more so with the ongoing pandemic making it harder for insurance companies to verify claims. Read on below to find out more about how surveillance by private investigators can expose disability benefits fraud.
While law enforcement can help, they don’t generally prioritize finding missing relatives and family members unless there is strong evidence that something illegal is going on. For cases like this, private investigators can help find missing family members and relatives. Below is a list of what you can do to speed up this process.
Every day, without hesitation or concern for their own well-being, they valiantly and voluntarily march into the throes of peril. Do they question their own motives? Do they stop to reconsider the danger they are about to face? Do they expect or demand recognition? Do they consider their actions heroic? Their answer to all these questions, if they’re being honest, is an emphatic “NO”.
If you suspect that your partner or spouse may be having an affair, then you need not look far to find out with whom the affair might be. Statistics show that the majority of affairs happen within a couple’s social circle or with people that they are already acquainted with. If you’re curious who are the most likely suspects, then meet the top 5 people that your partner may likely cheat with.
A new year is a time for new beginnings, but unfortunately, it is also a new year for fraudsters to ramp up their cybercrime acts and commit online scams. Senior officials from top scam detection and cybersecurity agencies in Canada have banded together to warn Canadians about an impending rise in online scams especially for the first part of 2022.