RCMP seek public assistance in bail scam investigation

North Vancouver

2022-09-26 11:57 HAP

Dossier nº 22-22813

Under the Official Languages Act, this office provides services to the public in English only. You will find general information in both official languages at bc.rcmp.ca and www.rcmp.ca

Aux termes de la Loi sur les langues officielles, ce bureau n'offre des services au public qu'en anglais. Vous trouverez des renseignements généraux dans les deux langues officielles au cb.grc.ca et www.grc.ca.

North Vancouver RCMP is requesting assistance from the public in an effort to further their investigation of a bail scam that took place on September 8, 2022.

An elderly woman was defrauded after being contacted by a suspect who told her a loved one was in jail and needed to be bailed out. A short time later, a woman came to the victim’s home and collected a large sum of money.

Photo of suspect

In an effort to further the investigation, RCMP are releasing CCTV images of a suspect in the investigation and asking anyone who may recognize the person, to contact North Vancouver RCMP at 604-985-1311 and quote file #22-22813.

photo of suspect (close up)

RCMP have issued previous warnings about the bail scam and are renewing their appeal to the public to be wary, and to help protect friends and family members who may be targeted.

The best offence is a good defence, said Cst. Mansoor Sahak of North Vancouver RCMP. Share these tips with anyone who may be vulnerable, particularly our elderly community who are often targeted by these fraud artists.
How to protect yourself:


Diffusé par :

Serg. Peter DeVries

Agent des relations avec les m├ędias
GRC de North Vancouver
nvan.rcmp-grc.gc.ca (en anglais seulement)
147, 14e Rue Est, North Vancouver (C.-B.) V7L 2N4
Bureau : 604-969-7561
Cellulaire : 604-363-5584
Télécopieur : 604-969-7587

Courriel : peter.devries@rcmp-grc.gc.ca

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