Cheque cashing scam costs Vancouver man more than $30K

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A Vancouver man is speaking out after he got caught up in a cheque cashing scam and thought his bank had procedures in place to protect him. Trevor Chan received a message on LinkedIn in 2014 from what he thought was a legitimate Japanese company. He was asked to collect money from the company’s clients in Canada and then transfer the funds to Japan. The company had a website, and Chan was even mailed a contract with a stamped seal.

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