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Kingston Police warn of two separate fraud schemes targeting local businesses

Local businesses in the area should be aware of two types of frauds targeting businesses, stores and agencies in Kingston and throughout Ontario, the Kingston Police Fraud Unit warns. The first fraud scheme involves a fraudulent Electronic Fund Transfer (EFT) used to pay for merchandise. The targeted business receives a

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Police warn about scammers pretending to be Hydro One representatives

Kingston Police are warning local residents to be wary of scammers posing as representatives of Hydro One in the Kingston area. According to a release from Kingston Police dated Wednesday, Feb. 10, 2021, residents in Kingston and area have received calls requesting that they make a payment for overdue or

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Police warn scammers using man’s best friend as bait

With stay-at-home orders in place across the globe, many people are buying new pets to help them feel more connected. Unfortunately, shoppers who are looking for a furry friend may be in for a big surprise. According to a release from Kingston Police, dated Thursday, Jan. 7, 2021, cybercriminals are

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