Attempted Fraud

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On 29th of January 2021, Aylmer Police responded to a attempt fraud call at one of the local stores on Talbot St. West Aylmer ON. A 63-year-old male from Aylmer attended the local store and requested to purchase $600.00 worth of video game gift cards. Quick thinking store employee suspected fraud and contacted police to report the incident. Police investigation revealed that two unknown individuals contacted the male via Facebook Messenger and convinced him to purchase the cards. Actions of the store employee prevented the male from being de-frauded.