Trying to make a few extra bucks on websites like Kijiji? Beware, say RCMP: Fraudsters are targeting online.
They’ll email you about the item you’ve posted for sale, and then send you a counterfeit bank draft supposedly worth more than what you’re charging for the item.
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The fraudsters ask you to cash the bank draft, and return the extra money to an address outside the country. Don’t do it; call police.
RCMP say you should always know the buyer’s name, street address and phone number. Never take a cherub for more than selling prices. Don’t ever agree to wire funds back to a buyer, and resist any urging to act now.