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If a caller asks for bitcoin or gift cards, hang up, say police

Hang up and call police to avoid scams, says Guelph Police Service
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NEWS RELEASE
GUELPH POLICE SERVICES
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The Guelph Police Service responds to reports of online fraud on a daily basis.

Please be aware that if you receive a phone call from an unknown number and they request that you send money in the form of bitcoin or iTunes cards, hang up immediately!

Do not be the next victim of fraud! If you are wondering whether it is a legitimate company that is calling you, hang up and call the Guelph Police Service non-emergency line at 519-824-1212 for advice.

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