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Port Moody police warn of tow truck fraud

Police in Port Moody have been receiving complaints about a man knocking on people’s doors to ask for money for his broken down vehicle.

“He tells the resident that he has been in an accident … and that he has no more money to pay for the tow,” according to a press release from the Port Moody Police Department.

Police say these kinds of solicitations are often deceitful — and that this may not be unlike other door-to-door frauds for products or services that don’t exist.

Read more at CBC News

This article is summarized by Canadian Fraud News Inc.