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Check Out the Seller Before You Checkout

| Competition Bureau Canada | news releases

Did you know that you might not always be buying directly from the retailer whose website you’re browsing? More and more big-name retailers are incorporating online marketplaces into their sites where other vendors can sell their goods. This means that when you’re shopping on the website of a retailer, some of the products offered may be from independent sellers.


Scam alert: Retailers targeted with fake product recalls 

| Competition Bureau Canada | news releases

Be aware retailers: fraudsters are sending faxes to stores indicating that the Competition Bureau has issued a product recall order on a number of products, including prepaid credit cards. Faxes state that someone from the company will pick them up in person. This is a scam.


19-month sentence for fourth accused in Gatineau bid-rigging case

| Competition Bureau Canada | news releases

A fourth engineering executive accused in a bid-rigging scheme that bilked the City of Gatineau out of an estimated $1.8 million was sentenced today to 6 months of house arrest, 13 months under curfew and 120 hours of community service.


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