Calgary police investigate alleged ‘sea can scam’ involving local business

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Feb. 12, 2021 – Calgary police are investigating a popular scam that has been spreading across North America, and has allegedly arrived in Alberta’s largest city. It involves the fraudulent sale or rental of sea cans or mobile shipping containers. Calgary police said they were notified of a case — possibly the first one in the city — last week after the owner of Secure-Rite Mobile Storage Ltd. filed a complaint. Lucas Griffin, who started up Secure-Rite years ago, told Global News his Calgary location was contacted by a potential customer who had received a quote from a different company to get a container. The problem — that company was using Secure-Rite’s Calgary address. Global News reports. | READ MORE