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October '13

OPP News - Fraud Targets Local Business Owners


Officers from the Lanark County Detachment, Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) are investigating a series of frauds targeting businesses in Lanark County and elsewhere in Eastern Ontario.

 

The first allegation was received by the OPP in February of 2013 and investigation revealed several more victims and is ongoing.

 

Local business owners or operators were approached by a man offering to advertise their business on granite signs installed at area golf courses.

 

The suspect obtained monies through cheques, and credit card charges.

 

Anyone who has any knowledge of this incident is asked to contact the Lanark County Detachment OPP using the toll free 1 888 310 1122 number or the Lanark County Crime Stoppers at 1 800 222 8477.

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