Tuesday, March 24, 2009

$3.5 Million Telemarketing Fraud Ring Busted

RCMP Const. Kathy Brousseau explains what's known as the 'grandson'
scam to reporters. (Mar. 24, 2009)

From CTV News:

For the second time in less than a year, the RCMP have dismantled an alleged telemarketing fraud operation said to have bilked victims through Western Union and MoneyGram money transfer outlets based in Montreal.

The Mounties carried out raids Tuesday on 16 Western Union and MoneyGram depots in St. Laurent, Ste. Genevieve, Roxboro and Pierrefonds. The outlets were allegedly used to collect $3.5 million from victims through three different scams:

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My Comment: Another one of "Montreal's business" busted. It seems that these "enterprises" are the only ones making money nowadays in this city.

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