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Vancouver family charged with fraud in lottery scam

May 2, 2012

If it sounds too good to be true, there’s a good chance you’re being scammed, according to Det. Linda Grange of the Vancouver Police Department’s financial crimes unit. The Province – News / Vancouver

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Lottery scam probe nets 2 Vancouver brothers

April 28, 2012
Lottery scam probe nets 2 Vancouver brothers

Two brothers who share an accounting office in East Vancouver have been charged with fraud in connection with an alleged lottery scam targetting U.S. seniors. CBC | British Columbia News

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Police warn of lottery scam targeting seniors

April 28, 2012

Vancouver police are warning about a spike in the number of lottery scams duping seniors out of their life savings as four B.C. residents face fraud and forgery charges. CTV BritishColumbiaHome

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Three people from Lower Mainland accused of scamming seniors

April 27, 2012

A man from Surrey is accused of using a lottery scam to have a 76-year-old man wire money to an account. A Vancouver couple is accused of scamming an 89-year-old woman out of $ 70,000. News1130: Recent News Articles

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Lottery scam warning

April 27, 2012

Vancouver police have once again issued a warning about lottery scams targeting the elderly. Detective Linda Grange says in one case, an elderly woman in Hillsboro, California was telephoned from Vancouver and told she’d won 7.5 million dollars in the Australian lottery. All she had to do was pay a 70-thousand dollar processing fee.  ”So [...]

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