Beware: Unmasking Common Online Scams Impersonating Canadim Lawyers

Published on: January 24th, 2024
Last updated: January 25th, 2024

Navigating the complexities of immigration can be challenging, especially with the rising threat of online scams. Join us in uncovering the most common fraudsters attempting to impersonate Canadim lawyers. Learn how to spot and protect yourself from these deceptive practices in your immigration journey.

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Throughout recent years, we’ve encountered a multiple cases involving fraudulent activities targeting our esteemed legal team at Canadim. It’s disheartening to report instances of impersonation by individuals posing as our lawyers.

As advocates for transparency, we believe it is essential to bring this matter to your attention, ensuring you are well-informed and equipped to safeguard your interactions with us. Rest assured, we are actively addressing and mitigating these unauthorized actions. Your trust is paramount to us, and we appreciate your continued support as we navigate through these challenges together. Fortunately, people has reached out to us to verify the legitimacy of the messages. 

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At Canadim, our representatives communicate with our clients about their immigration profile exclusively through email and telephone, and not through social media platforms. All email correspondence from employees at Canadim will be from an “” email address. 

Keep a keen eye on red flags that may signal fraudulent activities.

  • One crucial aspect is to be wary of promises that seem too good to be true; reputable immigration consultants or lawyers will never guarantee that you will secure a visa or work permit, as this decision rests solely with the IRCC.
  • Additionally, note that the visa processing fee is exclusively paid through credit card on the official IRCC platform and differs from any fees associated with legal services.
  • Another key indicator of potential fraud is unsolicited contact from consultants or lawyers offering visas or work permits; legitimate professionals will not reach out to you first.
  • Always scrutinize the credentials of your legal representative and verify their communication channels, being cautious of emails from generic domains like or contacts initiated solely through social media. As a Canadim client, you will never be contacted by a Canadim representative unless you have previously submitted an online immigration assessment in our website (fill your free assessment here) or have subscribed to a Canadim newsletter. 

By staying informed and vigilant, you can safeguard your immigration journey and make well-informed decisions on the path to a new life in Canada.


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At times, individuals attempt to impersonate Attorney Renaud Dery to exploit those seeking ETAs, temporary visas, or work permits for Canada.

Always verify the contact information, to see it this correspond to Canada (indicative number +1) and area code of Montreal ( 514, 438, and 263). Thecontact information provided above is a WhatsApp number with a 325 area code. Our immigration law firm is located in Montreal, Canada and our phone number is +1 514-989-9700.

Canadim representatives communicate with clients about their immigration profile exclusively through email and telephone, and not through social media platforms. All email correspondence from employees at Canadim will be from an “” email address. 

Always be certain to verify the identity of any immigration representative you are interested in working with. You can verify Canadim Law Firm through our Google Reviews, and can be certain of Attorney Dery’s good standing by finding his registration with the Barreau du Québec

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Official Channels:
First and foremost, always verify the authenticity of any communication claiming to be from Canadim Law Firm. Our official website is, and we encourage you to keep an eye in our Blog for accurate and up-to-date information. Legitimate emails from Canadim will always come from addresses ending in Our primary contact email is, and you may also be contacted by our case managers through official Canadim emails.

If you ever receive correspondence from sources outside these channels, exercise caution and consider it a potential red flag.

Contact Information:
To connect with us directly, our official contact phone number is +1 514-989-9700. Any communication from a different number claiming to represent Canadim Law Firm should be treated with skepticism.

Payment Caution:
At Canadim Law Firm, we prioritize transparency and ethical practices. We want to emphasize that we will never ask you to make a visa payment before having your consultation with us. Our first online assessment is free. If you encounter any request for payment before the initial assessment, it is likely a fraudulent attempt.

What to do if you Think you are a Victim of Fraud

At Canadim we take immigration fraud very seriously. If you are approached by someone claiming to be a Canadim representative and are feeling unsure, don’t hesitate to reach out to us through our social media channels or email us directly at You can also report immigration fraud with the Canada Border Services Agency.

For more information on how to identify and avoid immigration fraud, here are some great resources:


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