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Lindsay man scammed out of almost $3000

KAWARTHA LAKES-Kawartha Lakes Police are looking for a suspect after a Lindsay man was scammed out of almost $3,000.

Police say on January 3rd 2019 a 22-year-old Lindsay man reported being defrauded of $2900 through a banking transaction. 
On January 1st the victim went to his bank where he was reportedly approached by an unknown male. The victim was offered $100 to cash a $2900 cheque. The victim deposited the cheque by way of an ATM machine and surrendered the money. The financial institution later confirmed the cheque was fraudulent and debited the man’s account.

The suspect is described as a white male, late 20s to early 30s, thin build, 5’10” tall, a blonde goatee, and missing his front teeth.
Anyone with information pertaining to the identity of this male is asked to contact this police service at 705-324-5252 or Crime Stoppers.

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Pamela Vanmeer
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Pamela VanMeer is a two time winner of the prestigious Radio Television Digital News Association (RTDNA) Award. Her investigative reports on abuse in Long Term Care Homes garnered international attention for the issue and won the Ron Laidlaw Award. She is a former reporter and anchor at CHEX News, now Global Peterborough and helped launch the New CHEX Daily, a daily half hour talk show. While at CHCH News in Hamilton she covered some of the biggest news stories of the day.

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