North Bay police, hydro caution public after series of scams


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The North Bay Police Service and North Bay Hydro are advising the public to watch for scams following complaints of fraudulent posts and text messages.

North Bay police say they have received complaints about posts on Facebook Marketplace.

It is believed that an individual is claiming to sell various electronic devices. When a buyer shows interest, the suspect accepts a lower price but asks that payment be made by e-transfer.

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Once the money is sent, police say the suspect provides a fraudulent address, where they do not reside, and then stops all contact with the buyer.

North Bay police asks that the…

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