TERREBONNE – police of Terrebonne in the Lanaudière region warns the public against fraudulent calls that have usurped the identity of the police service.
“The scammers contact the victims by phone using a software allowing to specify the number of the call centre of the police service, on the display of appeal”, said Friday the police Service intermunicipal de Terrebonne-Sainte-Anne-des-Plaines-Bois-des-Filion, by issuing a press release.
The scammers identify themselves as police officers from Terrebonne to try to persuade their victims to transfer money in crypto currency, has there been explained.
Two events related to this scam call has been reported on Thursday and Friday.
The police of Terrebonne says that its agents never ask for money transfer and request to the citizens, in case of doubt about the identity of a calling considerate of the police service, contact the call centre at 450 471-4121.