Tag Archives: Fraud

Human side to policing

Day shift #1

My first day shift began with the report of a fraud.  A family computer had been infected with a computer virus that allowed someone to retrieve the online banking password for the family.  Several items were bought online.  The day was mostly spent following up with various establishments.  We’re seeing several of these files a month right now and it really underlines the need for up to date anti-virus and security software on home computers. Continue reading Human side to policing

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Impaired parking

Day shift #1

This morning one of the guys on the Platoon and I were able to link multiple theft from auto’s over the last few months to someone redeeming Airmiles for gift cards from the stolen wallets.  A link to a possible suspect is great, however it highlights the fact that people continue to leave their wallets in their vehicles and on top of that some of the vehicles are left unlocked.  We see it all the time, some thieves will just walk down a street checking door handles in the dead of night.  Anything left unlocked is fair game to these guys. Continue reading Impaired parking