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Police warn public of stolen cellphone scam at downtown night clubs

Kingston Police are advising residents on how to handle being contacted about their stolen cellphones after an influx of calls regarding phones stolen at downtown nightclubs. According to Const. Ash Gutheinz, Media Relations Officer for Kingston Police, the local police have received a number of calls regarding cellphones stolen from

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Kingston Police issue warning about new ‘line-trapping’ scam

Local police and police agencies across Ontario are warning citizens of a new scam which involved suspects using “line-trapping” technology to tap into victims’ phones in order to steal personal information. According to police, one such incident involved an Ontario police service. In that case, the scammers posed as police

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Kingston Police: New Service Canada phone scam targeting area

Kingston Police want the public to be aware of a telephone scam that appears to be targeting the region. Over the last few days, local police have received numerous reports of the scam, Kingston Police reported on Thursday, Aug. 29, 2019. “The suspicious caller states that they are from Service

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Kingston Police warn of new Gmail calendar phishing scam

If you use Google’s free calendar service to schedule business or personal events, keep an eye out for the fake notifications currently going around. According to Kingston Police, scammers are using unsolicited Google Calendar notifications in an attempt to trick users into clicking phishing links. The scammers can then steal

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