By reporting a scam, people can help someone else avoid being a victim and help councils track down the fraudsters, bring them to justice and recover their money." To report scams, rogue traders or uninvited doorstep callers, call the Citizens Advice consumer service on 03454 04 05 06 or Action Fraud.
Wallis Snowdon is a digital journalist with CBC Edmonton.
Victims in the county had lost £383,000 to scammers in that time.
Scammers take advantage of people looking for romantic partners, often via dating websites, apps or social media by pretending to be prospective companions.It all starts with a rather innocent-looking dating profile.WARNING: Some of the details you are about to hear are very graphic."They're buzzing and saying that they're here for the meet-ups that they had arranged on Plenty of Fish," the woman said, referring to the online dating site. That's what makes it even scarier." So far, none of the men have gained entry to the building.EDMONTON, Alberta, Canada -- (CWD) -- Crime Watch Daily brings you a terrifying story of what happens when the lines between make believe and reality blur.