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Telemarketing Extortion Scams

Date Published: 2017-11-20

The Thunder Bay Police Service has received numerous complaints regarding telemarketing extortion scams, and would like remind citizens to be extra vigilant when receiving phone calls from anyone requesting payments.

Circulation of Counterfeit US Bills

Date Published: 2017-11-08

The Thunder Bay Police Service has received reports of counterfeit US currency circulating in the city.

In one such case, on the afternoon of Sunday Nov. 5, officers responded to a complaint of a resident attempting to purchase goods from a business with a suspicious US $20 bill. Upon further investigation officers confirmed the currency was counterfeit.

The investigation also revealed that similar counterfeit bills of various denominations could be circulating in the city. Police have since seized $20 and $50 bills confirmed to be counterfeit.

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