Mortgage fraud and organized crime in Canada: strategic intelligence brief

Natasha Tusikov, Acting Manager, National Research and Methodology Development Unit, Criminal Intelligence Service Canada - Central Bureau, Intelligence Analysis and Knowledge Development Branch, November 2007 http://www.cisc.gc.ca/products_services/mortgage_fraud/document/mortgage_e.pdf

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von Lampe, K. Mortgage fraud and organized crime in Canada: strategic intelligence brief. Trends Organ Crim 11, 301–308 (2008). https://doi.org/10.1007/s12117-008-9040-2

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