KLPS Members Chip In To Buy Local Girl New Bike

  Media Release Friday April 17th, 2015   KLPS Members Chip In To Buy Local Girl New Bike As Constable Scott Duffy surfed Facebook this week he read a post about a local 12 year old girl who had her bicycle stolen. Skye Dietrich worked most of last summer so that she could buy herself a […]

Video of Robbery Suspect Released

Media Release Wednesday April 15th, 2015   Video of Robbery Suspect Released Police are releasing video surveillance footage of a robbery that occurred in Lindsay on Friday April 10, 2015 in hopes that someone can assist in identifying the suspect. At 8:17pm, on April 10th, 2015  a  911 call was received from the Shoppers Drug […]

The Scam of the Day Returns – The Extortion Scam

Extortion Scams Extortion scams occurring online are increasing. In 2013 the Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre (CAFC) received 4,307 reports with 223 of these classified as victims with a total reported dollar loss of $92,174.44. So far in 2014 the CAFC has received 1936 complaints related to an Extortion pitch. 123 are classified as victims with a […]

A Couple of Reminders When It Comes To Lottery Scam Emails

Lottery Emails There has been an ever-growing number of scam lottery emails advising consumers they have hit the jackpot. We ask that you consider the following when you receive a solicitation of this kind. They do not notify winners by email. You cannot win without first buying a lottery ticket They do not randomly select […]

Business Are Not Immune To Being Scammed

Scams Targeting Businesses Wire Frauds One type of wire fraud currently targeting businesses is the Business Executive Scam (BES) which is a type of phishing. The potential victim receives an email that appears to come from their employer’s human resources or technical support department. Fraudsters create email addresses that mimic that of the real departments. […]

The Too Good Too Be True Cheque Overpayment Scam

Cheque Overpayment Fraud Fraudulent cheques are used in a variety of scams such as advance fee letter fraud, overpayment and prize pitch to name a few. Overpayment scams is the type of fraud where the person receiving the cheque is actually owed money for goods sold. The seller receives a counterfeit cashier’s cheque personal cheque […]

An Oldy But A Goody – What Ever Happened To That Millionaire Uncle?

Today’s Scam of the Day – The Inheritance Scam A very wealthy stranger has died and you are asked to assist with banking and to share the wealth. The Pitch You receive a wordy letter, or email message, from a stranger, seeking your assistance in moving large amounts of money, often millions of dollars, to […]

The Emergency Scam – Today’s Scam Of The Day

So, it’s late on St Patrick’s Day, your phone rings and it sounds like it may be your nephew or neice. They sound upset and claim that you need to wire money to a lawyer in Montreal as they have been arrested for too much partying and need to be bailed out. What would you […]

Senior Always Vulnerable To Scams

Scams Targeting Seniors The trusting nature of our senior population and their lack of experience with high tech frauds makes them prime candidates to be taken by heartless criminals. Prize Scam Seniors are solicited over the phone or email and advised they are the winner of a large lottery or sweepstakes. Prior to receiving any […]

Earn Extra Cash Here…Sorry Just Another Scam!

Scam Of The Day – The Job Scam Any false, deceptive or misleading solicitation offering employment and requesting an advance fee to secure the job or obtain the materials to perform the job or any job offer involving money transfer or wiring funds related to cashing monetary instruments. The “mystery shopper” scam is still victimizing […]