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.
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.
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.
Matthew Boswell, Commissioner of Competition, issued the following statement with respect to the Competition Tribunal’s recent decision to dismiss an application against the Vancouver Airport Authority (VAA)