Internet Fraud

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On 28th of January 2021 at approximately 9:19 am., Aylmer Police investigated internet fraud involving google play cards. Investigation revealed that on 25th of January 2021, a 74-year-old male from Aylmer was contacted by an individual purporting to be a priest asking for help with google play cards for a birthday gift for a friend. Complainant felt the request was legitimate and purchased $300.00 worth of google cards and sent them as per request. He then received a second request for additional $300.00. As a result, victim has been defrauded of $600.00.