New Twist to Old Scam

OPP

Kawartha Lakes OPP is alerting residents to a new twist on an old scam.

Police say some local residents, who have had items stolen and then posted on social media platforms looking for information related to the stolen articles, have been contacted by scamers saying they have information about the missing items.

Tha scammer, says the information about the missing items will only be provided once an e-transfer has been completed.

But no information is ever provided after payment.

Police are warning residents to never send money or provide personal information to unknown persons.