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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...