Charlottetown sergeant urges people to read Little Black Book of Scams

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A police officer in Charlottetown is urging people to read The Little Black Book of Scams, a tool for consumers and businesses published by the federal Competition Bureau.

“Knowledge is power in this sort of thing,” said Staff Sgt. Kevin Baillie with L Division RCMP Criminal Operations. “And, people will say after the fact something just didn’t seem right about the transaction or the request. And if you have that sort of feeling just kind of step back and do some checking before you offer up any information or send money.”

Read more at CBC News

This article is summarized by Canadian Fraud News Inc.