fraud

A stack of bills seized during a search warrant in a fraud investigation. (Coquitlam RCMP photo)

Coquitlam senior loses $16,000 to bank security scam

Scammers told 71-year-old new Canadian her credit card was ‘compromised’ and to buy gift cards

A stack of bills seized during a search warrant in a fraud investigation. (Coquitlam RCMP photo)
In a release on Monday, March 2, 2020, the British Columbia Securities Commission warned British Columbians not to fall into the “trust trap” – a questionable investment tip from friends or family. (PxHere photo)

Investor alert: Nearly half of B.C. young adults susceptible to the ‘trust trap’

British Columbia Securities Commission says ‘trust traps’ are questionable tips from friends or family

In a release on Monday, March 2, 2020, the British Columbia Securities Commission warned British Columbians not to fall into the “trust trap” – a questionable investment tip from friends or family. (PxHere photo)
Convicted con man Donald Robert Quinnell was sentenced to four years in jail in 2015 for his confidence scams on elderly victims in Chilliwack and Agassiz. Now, in January 2020, he is facing 39 charges for the same in North Vancouver, West Vancouver and Vancouver. (RCMP)

Convicted Fraser Valley con man facing 39 charges in Vancouver area

Donald Quinnell got four years prison in 2015, again facing fraud, theft, stolen credit card charges

Convicted con man Donald Robert Quinnell was sentenced to four years in jail in 2015 for his confidence scams on elderly victims in Chilliwack and Agassiz. Now, in January 2020, he is facing 39 charges for the same in North Vancouver, West Vancouver and Vancouver. (RCMP)
Appeal filed by Langley man convicted in $6 million fraud

Appeal filed by Langley man convicted in $6 million fraud

Kirk Roberts is appealing his fraud conviction after pleading guilty earlier this year

Appeal filed by Langley man convicted in $6 million fraud
Esther Moerman, a Langley photographer, lost $4,200 to a scam that targets small business owners. (Photo contributed)

Langley photographer stung in $4,200 overpayment scam

This type of scam uses fake cheques and plays on the victim’s sympathy

Esther Moerman, a Langley photographer, lost $4,200 to a scam that targets small business owners. (Photo contributed)
Fake “water quality” phone calls may be scam, Langley Township warns

Fake “water quality” phone calls may be scam, Langley Township warns

Residents warned not to give personal info to callers

Fake “water quality” phone calls may be scam, Langley Township warns