Categorized | News

The Niagara Regional Police Service is NOT calling residents soliciting donations.

On Saturday, March 15th, 2014, police received a complaint from a St Catharines resident that they had received an automated phone call from the Niagara Regional Police Service soliciting money for bullying and cyber bullying.

The complainant received a call from an automated recording in a male’s voice. The male stated it was the Niagara Regional Police Service calling in regard to eradicating bullying and cyber bullying. The message then prompted the recipient to select donations in predetermined denominations.

The Niagara Regional Police Service Fraud Unit suggests that when considering a charitable donation, take time to research the validity of the charity. Donations can be made at any time, and requests should not be made under pressure.

The donor is urged to contact the charity directly. Verification of Registered Charities can be made through the Better Business Bureau, The Ministry of Consumer Affairs, and Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre at 1-888-495-8501.

About newsnow

newsnow is published Thursday each week, going to every home in West Niagara and the Winona area. Click here to contact newsnow.
West Niagara Weather
19°
few clouds
humidity: 88%
wind: 4m/s SSW
H 18 • L 16
28°
Mon
26°
Tue
23°
Wed
22°
Thu

March/April now available online

Hat Trick Hockey – FINAL results (Week 22)

Seeking Employment?

Total jobs: 290
CarePartners
  |  Grimsby, Ontario
 - 27 May 2018

For CarePartners we are looking to quickly hire a Personal Support Worker in Grimsby. As a Personal Support Worker you duties will be also to ....

Liaison College
  |  Lincoln, Ontario
 - 27 May 2018

Job Description. The Restaurant at Redstone is recruiting Cooks Line Cooks for the upcoming spring summer months, with the possibility of extension. Cooks Line Cooks will be repor...

Robert Half International Inc
  |  Lincoln, Ontario
 - 27 May 2018

Domaine d'embauche. Finance et comptabilité (temporaire). Description Accounting Analyst in Demand. Reporting to the Assistant Controller, the Accounting Analyst is responsible fo...

neuvoo job search jobs

Subscribe to our newsnow posts

Enter your email address to subscribe here and receive notifications of new posts by email.

newsnow

100% Niagara owned and operated.
49 Main Street West
Grimsby, Ontario
L3M 1R3
289 235 9500
SiteLock