Theft By Fraud Edmonton Alberta
Sep 14, 2017
Bulletin 2017-2274

Edmonton Police Service has reported to JVC that a local jeweller was the victim of a fraud. A customer selected a number of expensive items and then paid with what appeared to be a bank draft. The jeweller initially check with the bank and was told the draft was good. After the merchandise was shipped it was found that the bank draft had been counterfeited and was not honored by the bank.

Note: Jewellers should be aware that any document printed on paper can be counterfeited. Merchandise should never be shipped or released until the bank draft has cleared the bank. 

If you have been a victim of this type of fraud or if you have any information on this incident please contact  A/Det. Patrick Willms Edmonton Police Service ph. 780-426-8129. or your local police service and refer to Edmonton report # 17-141142. Or JVC at 416-368-4840.


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