P.E.I. RCMP are investigating a complaint from Confederation Bridge about a potential fraud involving gift cards for bridge tolls.
Police said six gift cards were purchased through the bridge’s website on June 30 which may have been fraudulently purchased.
RCMP are trying to determine if the credit cards used to purchase the gift cards were illegally obtained or if the numbers were illegitimate. RCMP have been unable to find an owner for the credit card numbers.
Three of the six gift cards have already been seized when someone tried to use them and RCMP have the licence plate numbers for those vehicles.
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Marina Burghard writes for Canadian Fraud News about fraud-related cases, whistleblower, jurisdiction, identity theft, consumer protection, etc. – essentially about scams and how to protect yourself against this kind of fraudulent criminal behavior. She holds a Master’s degree in Political Science where her interest in criminology grew. Besides fraud, Marina’s scientific interest lies in terrorism, extremism and how to deal with it as a society.