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8 Tips to Avoid Financial Fraud

These red flags, pieces of advice – and a cautionary tale - can help you protect yourself.

Ruth Saldanha 09 June, 2021 | 8:00
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Let me tell you a true story, which has been anonymized to protect the identity of the people involved.

A family friend (Alex) has been irritable and distant over the past few weeks, starting around April this year. With the situation with the coronavirus being what it is in both Canada and India (the countries where Alex’s family is based), I chalked it down to pandemic stress. I kept in touch generally, asking about the health and safety of their family, and their own state of mind.

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Ruth Saldanha

Ruth Saldanha  is Senior Editor at Morningstar.ca

 
 

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