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North Vancouver RCMP release photos of alleged bail scammer – BC
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North Vancouver RCMP release photos of alleged bail scammer – BC

North Vancouver RCMP has released photos of a suspect in a bail scam that cost an senior “a large sum of money.” Mounties said the woman was targeted on Sept. 8, when the scammer contacted her claiming that one of her loved ones was in jail and needed to be bailed out.Investigators say the scammer came to the woman’s residence a short time later and collected the cash to be used as “bail.” Read more: Vancouver police renew warning after more seniors hit with bail scam Read More Vancouver police renew warning after more seniors hit with bail scam Police in the region have issued numerous warnings about such bail scams in recent months, with Vancouver police issu...
City of Toronto warns of text message scam asking people to pay speeding fines – Toronto
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City of Toronto warns of text message scam asking people to pay speeding fines – Toronto

The City of Toronto is warning of scam text messages that are being sent out asking individuals to settle speeding fines. The City posted a warning on its Facebook page Tuesday, advising the public of the “fraudulent” messages.“Be aware of potential scams. Do not provide personal info or click on suspicious links,” the post said.Individuals who receive a speeding charge can settle it in the various ways outlined on the City’s website. Read more: Peterborough senior loses nearly $20K to lottery scam: police This isn’t the first time the City is warning of scam texts being sent out claiming to be from the City of Toronto. Trending Stories Transphobic response to Canmore Pride donation request ...