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Major operation in Montreal targets alleged ‘grandparent’ scams

March 29, 2021 – Hundreds of Quebec police officers conducted 17 searches throughout Montreal in the hopes of dismantling an alleged North American ‘grandparent’ fraud operation that targeted vulnerable seniors.

The National Organized Crime Enforcement Squad is interrogating 35 suspects in a North American fraud network that operates mainly in the US, the Surete du Quebec says. The project “Partenariat” involved more than 200 police officers from the SQ, Montreal, Longueuil and Laval police services. CTV News reports. | READ MORE