‘Fraud tourism’: Quebec group allegedly operated sophisticated card-skimming scheme in Winnipeg

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A Quebec foursome with alleged ties to organized crime has been arrested in Winnipeg over an alleged fly-by-night credit-card fraud operation targeting local businesses.

Four 22-year-old men from Montreal face several criminal charges, including identity theft and participating in organized crime, after they allegedly arrived in the city with the goal of stealing private credit and debit card data from Winnipeggers — something a Manitoba judge has described as “fraud tourism.”

Read more at Winnipeg Free Press

This article is summarized by Canadian Fraud News Inc.