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Fraud Alerts

May 1, 2019
The Barrie Police Service is appealing to the public for assistance after a theft was recently reported in the City of Barrie. On Friday, April 26, 2019, police attended to the Kozlov Mall located at...
April 17, 2019
  The Barrie Police Service is appealing to the public for assistance after a fail to remain collision occurred in the City of Barrie. On Saturday, April 13, 2019, at 3:45 a.m., police responded...
February 11, 2019
FROM:           OPP Criminal Investigation Branch                ...
October 22, 2018
Barrie Police have recently received calls from Barrie residents whom have fallen victim to or have received fraudulent calls using both the Emergency or Grandparent scam and Canadian Revenue...
July 23, 2018
The Barrie Police Service is warning local residents after being alerted that scammers are going to door-to-door and asking for pledges in the name of Terry Fox. Police have received reports of...
December 22, 2017
The Barrie Police Service is warning the public of offers online that are definitely not worth their weight in gold. Investigators have received complaints of counterfeit gold bars being sold online...
December 4, 2017
Barrie Police have received several reports of a scam and are warning cell phone consumers to be on the lookout for unsolicited and unwanted text messages.  The text messaging scam uses...
June 15, 2017
Barrie Police Service has recently been advised of a current scam occurring within the Barrie area in regards to rental properties.   Advertisements have been placed on Kijiji, Craig's List...
March 13, 2017
(Milton, Ontario – March 13, 2017) – Members of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) Greater Toronto Area (GTA) Financial Crime Unit (FCU) would like to remind the public...