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The victim advised OPP she had received a call from a male pretending to be a family member who had been in a car accident
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NEWS RELEASE
ONTARIO PROVINCIAL POLICE
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WELLINGTON - On Dec. 20, 2017 OPP were contacted by a victim of a fraud that had occurred on Dec. 19, 2017.

The victim advised OPP she had received a call from a male pretending to be a family member. The male advised he had been in a car accident. At this point a second male came on the line advising that he was the lawyer for the injured party and advised they required a sum of money to pay a fine. The victim wired a sum of money to the suspect. The victim then learned that this was a scam.

If you think you or someone you know has been a victim of fraud, please contact the Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre at 1-888-495-8501 or report online.

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