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Crime down in province, RCMP numbers say

Rural property crime was down 17 per cent from January to July over last year and down 25 per cent when comparing July 2018 with July 2017. The numbers come from Alberta RCMP Crime Reduction Strategy information released Tuesday in a press conference in Airdrie.
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RCMP receiving complaints of sextortion scam

St Albert RCMP report seven complaints this summer of a new scam that has hit St. Albert and area. The ransomware or sextortion scams have on-line fraudsters demanding large sums of bitcoin to be paid to them to avoid having their information released to the public.
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1400 vehicle thefts in Alberta in 45 days

Since Oct. 1, 1420 vehicles were reported stolen in Alberta’s RCMP jurisdictions‎. Police say many of the stolen vehicles were left idling vehicles with the keys accessible, a situation that is prompting police to remind motorists about the repercussions of leaving their unsecured vehicle idling. […]