The scammer will request increased sums of money be sent through the mail or wire service to another country.
The scammer may request the victim to cash a cheque or offer to repay by cheque.
You can also contact the Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre.
For general information on scams, to report suspicious calls, and if you have provided personal or financial information by mistake, go to the Royal Canadian Mounted Police Web page.
When the relationship is considered close, requests for small amounts of money are made by the scammer.
Once the victim begins to send money, the scammer may describe sudden personal health problems and/or financial difficulties.
If you get this kind of email, don’t click on any links or give any information about yourself.