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OPP Warn Public about Gas Scam

OPP Warn Public about Gas Scam

LEEDS – Leeds Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) has received a public complaint about two males approaching a patron of the Shorelines Casino Thousand Islands asking for money for gas.

The males approached the complainant in the parking lot offering to exchange gold jewelry for cash. The story they give is; “my vehicle is out of gas or broken down on the highway and we have to get home.” The complainant purchased rings and necklaces and then had them evaluated to find that the jewellery was in fact imitation gold.

Leeds OPP would like to hear from anyone who has been approached or has information related to this incident. Please call Leeds OPP 613-345-1790 or report anonymously at Crime Stoppers 1-800-222-8477 or online with


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