Vaudreuil woman raises alarm over possible phone fraudsters posing as police

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A Vaudreuil woman was awakened by a call from a private number Saturday night. The caller claimed to be a Quebec provincial police officer named Eric Stephens. She soon realized that the caller had lied about being a member of the Sûreté du Québec and may have been trying to commit fraud.

Facebook to warn others for the scam

The apparent fraud attempt was unsuccessful, but Fairhurst told CBC’s Daybreak she felt “invaded.” She took to Facebook to warn others in her area about potential fraud attempts in the hopes that it would help them dodge the potential scam.

Read more at CBC News.

This article is summarized by Canadian Fraud News Inc.