Dryden Police Report on Phone Scam

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Regional Crime ReportDRYDEN – POLICE UPDATE – Dryden Police report that they have received information regarding yet another phone scam. Officers were called to a local home yesterday to listen to a suspicious telephone message from a male identifying himself as Shawn Parker of the Canada Revenue Agency.

The message stated the complainant’s identity was currently under federal investigation and he required personal information or legal action would be taken.

Dryden Police contacted CRA and confirmed that the message from Parker was fraudulent.

Police are investigating the theft of an older 18 hp outboard motor from a St. Charles Street residence over the weekend. On Sunday at about 2:30PM CDT, the owner advised police that the motor had been taken from inside a boat parked in the back lane behind the home sometime after Friday afternoon.

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