Woman lost $25K in scam, say Charlottetown police

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Charlottetown police are warning the public after a woman lost about $25,000 in a scam.

Police said the victim told them she received a telephone call from someone who claimed to be a bank investigator working with the RCMP on a fraud case.

The woman said she was told to send $900 via Western Union, as part of the investigation. She was told her money would be returned. She was also asked to purchase 320 iTunes cards, and to send the validation codes to the scammer, to which she complied.

Read more at CBC News

This article is summarized by Canadian Fraud News Inc.