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Fraudsters peddle fools’ gold in Salmon Arm

Parking lot ice is not so nice – beware of fake gold circulating on Salmon Arm streets.
Parking lot ice is not so nice – beware of fake gold circulating on Salmon Arm streets. Global News

Salmon Arm RCMP is warning people that “buying jewelry in a parking lot from people who are not known to you is not a good idea.”

In a press release that was issued on Tuesday, police say there have been two cases where citizens purchased gold that turned out to be fake, and, as a result, have lost hundreds of dollars.

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If you are approached by people offering you gold, RCMP says to politely decline, then call 911 so they can locate the individuals and investigate.

 

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