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Fans are being cautioned about buying tickets from scammers ahead of Ed Sheeran’s concert at SaskTel Centre on July 23, 2017.

Ed Sheeran seats a hot ticket for scalpers: province

By 650 CKOM March 16, 2017 - 12:52pm Updated: March 16, 2017 - 1:00pm

Scammers and scalpers are banking on making a quick buck off Ed Sheeran fans.

Saskatchewan’s Financial and Consumer Affairs Authority has flagged the musician’s upcoming...

A Saskatoon woman says she was taken for about $300 after responding to an online ad offering free samples of skincare products.

Saskatoon woman says promise of free samples turned into costly headache

By 650 CKOM March 15, 2017 - 11:59am Updated: March 16, 2017 - 6:19am

A Saskatoon woman is sharing a timely story for Fraud Prevention Month.   Sandy Epp spoke with Brent Loucks Wednesday morning.   She said she's out about $300 after clicking on...

Man guilty of defrauding WCB of thousands of dollars

By 980 CJME December 21, 2016 - 12:42am Updated: December 21, 2016 - 12:46am

A man has been sentenced for defrauding the Workers Compensation Board of $80,000.

Kenneth Olson, 54, a former equipment operator and former claimant, pled guilty at...

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Prominent Prince Albert lawyer charged with fraud

By paNOW staff June 16, 2016 - 6:00pm Updated: June 17, 2016 - 9:02am

A well-known Prince Albert lawyer will find himself on the other side of the bench as he’s facing fraud charges.

The RCMP’s economic crime department charged 78-year-old...

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Sask. tech firm accuses co-owner of using kickstarter funds to build house

By Daniella Ponticelli, Lasia Kretzel May 11, 2016 - 3:41pm Updated: May 11, 2016 - 5:58pm

A Saskatchewan start-up that became a Cinderella story for crowdsourcing is now caught in up in a six-figure fraud investigation after accusing one of its owners of embezzling...

Saskatoon police warn of phone scam targeting elderly women

By 650 CKOM April 4, 2016 - 4:21pm Updated: April 5, 2016 - 8:44am

Reports of a phone scam targeting elderly women prompted Saskatoon police to issue a public warning Monday.

Officials believe two recent incidents are related.

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Aerial view of the town of Craik, Saskatchewan.

Craik man charged with 30 counts of fraud

By Lisa Schick March 29, 2016 - 6:28pm Updated: March 30, 2016 - 11:40am

Cheques found floating in a ditch two years ago may have been the catalyst for a man being charged with 30 counts of fraud.

The charges were laid against a former...

Security footage of card skimming suspects

Saskatoon police search for duo behind card skimming

By 650 CKOM March 11, 2016 - 12:21pm Updated: March 11, 2016 - 12:58pm

The Saskatoon Police Service is looking for two suspects involved in a card skimming operation in the city.

Police say the men wait for the sales clerk at a business to...

2 charged with immigration fraud in Regina

By 980 CJME February 2, 2016 - 6:51am Updated: February 2, 2016 - 6:51am

Two people in Regina have been charged with immigration fraud.   Qi Wang, 41, and Yujuan Cui, 40 are charged on seven counts each. They're accused of acting as immigration...

Flags outside Saskatchewan Legislative building.

$17,000 stolen from public coffers in Sask. between 2010 and 2015

By Lisa Schick February 1, 2016 - 5:29pm Updated: February 1, 2016 - 5:29pm

About $17,000 was found to have been stolen from public coffers between 2010 and 2015.

The thefts were discovered in the last three months of 2015.

An estimated $...

More than 165 people say T&T Travel took their money but failed to book their trips.

Kindersley RCMP investigate 165 fraud complaints against travel agency

By Lasia Kretzel January 26, 2016 - 1:05pm Updated: January 27, 2016 - 8:04am

Mitchell Klein says he saved up for a year to escape the snow for a two-week trip to Mexico, but had to cancel his beach vacation when a Kindersley-based travel agency didn't...

Credit or debit card pin pad at fraud demonstration.

Regina police warn of manual entry credit card scam

By Brant Hilton January 21, 2016 - 4:36pm Updated: January 22, 2016 - 9:50am

The public is being warned about another credit card scam going around Regina that involves manually entering a number on a machine.

Regina police say there has been a...

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