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Lacombe Police Service warns of gold/jewelry scammers

The gold/jewelry presented turns out to be fake

The Lacombe Police Service would like to remind the public to be aware of people attempting to sell gold and high value jewelry.

Police have responded to a number of complaints of people being approached in mall parking lots and banks by people attempting to sell gold and jewellery which they say is real. In the end the gold/jewelry turns out to be fake.

“People are being approached and asked to purchase gold and jewelry in public locations. The jewelry in the end is actually fake,” States Constable Vaughan Bleasdale. “We want to remind the public that if something sounds too good to be true, it probably is and to call police if approached by a suspicious persons selling these products.”

If you have information about this incident or any other incidents, please contact the Lacombe Police Service at 403-782-3279 or call your local police. If you want to remain anonymous, you can contact Crime Stoppers by phone at 1-800-222-8477.

-Submitted by the Lacombe Police Service

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