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Posted on: July 11, 2019

[ARCHIVED] Reminder – Be Aware of Scams and Frauds

Reminder - Be aware of scams and frauds.

The White Rock RCMP want to remind residents of the City of White Rock, to be aware of scams and frauds. Recently there have been calls to residents regarding water filtration systems available to purchase. While aggressive sales techniques are not illegal, red flags to watch out for are:

  • They claim your drinking water is polluted, contaminated or unhealthy
  • They promise no maintenance, all filtration devices require some maintenance, even routine filter changes
  • You’ve won a prize but you haven’t entered a contest

If you receive a call like this, please hang up, and do not provide any personal information.
If you have been a victim of a scam or a fraud, report it to the White Rock RCMP non-emergency line at 778-593-3600.

Find all advisories and announcements on the City’s website at whiterockcity.ca/news
Did you know that water quality reports are available on the City’s website? Visit whiterockcity.ca/mywater

Information on crime statistics for the first quarter of 2019 and tips on crime prevention can be found on the White Rock RCMP department page

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