Online fraud has doubled in Waterloo Region amid coronavirus pandemic: police

Waterloo Regional Police say the number of reported online fraud incidents has doubled since the coronavirus pandemic began.Police say they have received 113 internet fraud calls since the Ontario government declared a state of emergency on March 17. Over the same time period a year ago, police say they received 66 calls regarding these types of incidents. READ MORE: Arson suspect now charged...

Stock markets tumble as companies warn on coronavirus damage – business live | Business

7.56am BST07:56 RBS takes £800m bad debt hit from crisis Bishopsgate (with an RBS office on the left) has been left empty during lockdown. Photograph: Phil Clarke Hill/In Pictures via Getty Images Royal Bank of Scotland suffered a near-50% drop in first quarter profits after putting aside £802m to help cover a potential surge in bad debts due to the Covid-19 outbreak, making it the latest UK...