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.
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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.