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WEB POLL: Have you ever been the victim of a scam?

Everyone’s been the target of a fraud, but have you ever lost money, or not?
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Scams come in all shapes and sizes, from two-bit frauds like “returning” stolen merchandise to a store, all the way up to multi-million dollar scams like Ponzi schemes, pyramid schemes, and large-scale embezzlement.

A few generations ago, you might go for months or years without ever encountering a scam attempt, but now our phones, email in boxes, and social media expose us to many potential scams almost on a daily basis.

You might not have fallen for the emails about the wealthy Nigerian prince, but have you ever been successfully scammed?

READ ALSO: Fraud in B.C.: Who investigates when millions go missing?

Matthew Claxton

About the Author: Matthew Claxton

Raised in Langley, as a journalist today I focus on local politics, crime and homelessness.
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