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According to recent reports there has been a new scam popping up locally which is having a profound effect on local businesses.
The scam typically will go something like this: an unknown subject (scammer) calls to speak with an employee (manager or assistant manager) and convinces him or her that they are with corporate offices or are detectives of an investigating agency. 203 more words
A recent increase in complaints about fake credit card numbers has prompted Windsor police to advise local businesses to beware.
According to investigators with the Financial Crimes Unit, the common factor in the complaints is that criminals are posing as customers and providing bad credit card information over the phone to get their hands on goods. 194 more words
LaSalle police say a local woman almost fell for the infamous ‘relative scam’ because the call came from what she thought was a trustworthy number — her son’s cellphone. 393 more words
A Windsor woman is facing an array of charges as the suspect in thefts from mailboxes, as well as the suspect in cheque fraud to the tune of thousands of dollars. 241 more words