Woman sends male around $15,000 in online romance scam: Camrose Police

Camrose, Alberta – September 29, 2020 – Romance scam. A female met a male online and after their conversation quickly became romantic, he then began asking her for money. The victim over the next few months sent the male around $15,000 in funds and steam cards. The fraudster then requested another $66,000 claiming that he had a workplace emergency but the money transfer was stopped by her bank.

Two bicycles and a patio bench were stolen overnight from three separate addresses on Mt. Pleasant Drive.

During traffic enforcement a vehicle was stopped and the male driver was charged with driving while suspended and operating an unregistered vehicle. Later in the day another male was stopped by Police and he was issued violations for operating an unregistered and uninsured vehicle.

Woman sends male around $15,000 in online romance scam
Woman sends male around $15,000 in online romance scam

September 26, 2020

Loss prevention at a west end business advised that two subjects were observed concealing numerous items and when an apprehension was attempted they both fled on foot. Police located the male and female responsible for the theft and both were charged with theft and possession of stolen property. The female also had outstanding warrants out of Edmonton.

Camrose Police Service

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