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Edmonton police lay more than 160 charges in online fraud investigation
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Edmonton police lay more than 160 charges in online fraud investigation

A nearly two-year-long investigation has led to dozens of charges in connection with a series of online frauds. Edmonton police started looking into reports of marketplace frauds in December 2020.In each incident, a suspect responded to an online ad on Facebook Marketplace or Kijiji and, due to the pandemic, asked the seller to bring the item to a specified address for a contactless delivery. Read more: Defence lawyers to stop taking new legal aid files as dispute with Alberta continues Read More Defence lawyers to stop taking new legal aid files as dispute with Alberta continues The seller then brought the item to the address, left and waited for an e-transfer...
1 man arrested, 1 woman in hospital following 2 shootings near Whyte Ave. – Edmonton
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1 man arrested, 1 woman in hospital following 2 shootings near Whyte Ave. – Edmonton

One woman remains in hospital with serious injuries but in stable condition after she was shot on Whyte Ave. early Saturday morning. Police arrived at the area of 82 Whyte Ave. and 104 St. after receiving a call that a woman in her 20s had been shot.The woman was privately driven to the University of Alberta hospital, which went into a one-hour lockdown for safety purposes following her admission, according to AHS officials. Trending Stories ‘One hell of a piggybank’: Couple finds cache of 400-year-old coins under kitchen Anne Heche death: Horrific details revealed in firefighter radio recordings Police later witn...