Kings District RCMP learned of the loss after a man in his 50s reported what is known as a consignment box scam. According to community policing officer Constab. Kelli Gaudet, the fraud involved a phony diplomat from Ghana and gold, diamonds and cash allegedly worth $30 million.
RCMP nationally warn for Business letter scam
The RCMP nationally warn Canadians to watch out for the Nigerian/West-African Business letter scam. For years now, a release indicates, businesses, learning institutions, and government departments have been receiving e-mails from senders posing as Nigerian/West-African government or business officials offering to share large sums of money.
Read more about the scam at Kings County News.