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Spot the Red Flags Before Investing in Binary Options

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Binary options are being increasingly marketed to Canadian investors as a way to get rich quick, but as the sayings goes, if something sounds too good to be true, it probably is. MORE

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Dodging the cons

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It was a hot, muggy summer decades ago when my father tore open a package he hoped would change our lives. MORE

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Poll: have you ever been a victim of investment fraud?

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Have you ever been a victim of investment fraud? Vote in our poll and let us know. MORE

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Pretty little liar: a true story of fraud in Canada

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If you were to look up the definition of “penny pincher,” you may very well find a picture of my friend’s Uncle John. Just imagine a grandpa type, wearing a sweater he bought on sale 30 years ago, glaring at Scrooge McDuck for being so unnecessarily extravagant. There, that’s Uncle John. MORE

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Affinity fraud – breaking the silence

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It took a year for her to lose her savings – and a year for her to tell anyone. My friend had for months been wiring money to a man in Malaysia who claimed he was being held in a … MORE

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