Articles tagged with 'Scam' | Hamilton Police Service

Hamilton Police Service - Archive (Scam)

2021
12
January
2021
| 12:38 America/New_York
The Hamilton Police Service is warning the community, especially vulnerable seniors to be aware of the "bank investigator scam". It has recently victimized residents of Hamilton.Suspect(s) in this scam contact an individual by phone advising they are...
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2020
04
December
2020
| 15:02 America/New_York
An investigation into the financial scamming of a Hamilton resident has resulted in the arrest of two Brampton men.On September 11, 2020, investigators from the Crimes Against Seniors Unit (CASU) began an investigation into the defrauding of a 95-yea...
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01
December
2020
| 11:40 America/New_York
A recent scam in the greater Toronto area has made its way to Hamilton and investigators from the Major Fraud Unit want you to be aware.Over the course of several months, fraudsters in the GTA have been targeting Good Samaritans by using the ruse of ...
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30
July
2020
| 13:52 America/New_York
Hamilton Police Major Fraud has been receiving daily reports or complaints about online frauds since the reopening of the Province. Scams include the victim receiving a call from a fraudster pretending to be a government official, usually the Cana...
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2019
25
October
2019
| 12:03 America/New_York
The Hamilton Police Major Fraud Unit continues to see a rise in people becoming victims of online fraud. Frequent reoccurring scams involve criminals pretending to be government officials seeking money for taxes or immigration fees. These scammers wi...
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2018
20
June
2018
| 00:00 America/New_York
The Hamilton Police Major Fraud Unit continues to see a rise in local businesses becoming victims of what is commonly known as the “Business Email Compromise” or “CEO Scam”. Although there are many variations of this scheme, the ones reported to Hami...
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