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Column: Alberta RCMP gives fraud tips for online holiday shopping

It’s time to start thinking about holiday shopping, and during the pandemic, people have been doing more and more shopping online. With Black Friday and Cyber Monday coming up this month, we would like to remind people to protect their personal and financial information when purchasing things online.
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COVID-19

RCMP warning of increased COVID-19 scams

The RCMP says there has been a spike in COVID-19 related scams in Canada since the beginning of the month. The most common report police are receiving is fraudulent merchandise sales and phishing emails. […]

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Crime & Police

RCMP cautioning motorists to follow the rules

During these challenging times St. Albert RCMP are reminding the public that the police still have a job to do, including traffic enforcement. Whether it is Automated Traffic Enforcement or Police Officer Enforcement, St. Albert RCMP want the community to be safe and that includes when they are operating a motor vehicle. […]

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Crime & Police

Edson RCMP lay arson charges after lengthy investigation

The Edson RCMP General Investigation Section (GIS) has been actively investigating suspicious fires at Edson Chrysler Dodge Jeep on Dec. 9, 2019; a vehicle fire in Edson on Dec. 9, 2019; the KW Pet Store in Whitecourt, Alta., on Dec. 26, 2019; Edson Honda on Dec. 30, 2019; and the Petro Canada in Niton Junction on Feb. 23, 2020. […]

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Crime & Police

Two adults charged with drug trafficking

Two adult males alleged to be operating a delivery service for illicit and controlled substances within the surrounding area were arrested and charged following a drug trafficking investigation by the St. Albert RCMP Drug Unit. […]