The victims stated they have been approached by a pair who claimed that the person’s pockets had been misplaced or stolen they usually wanted cash for gasoline.
The West Shore RCMP is warning the general public towards shopping for high-priced gadgets — reminiscent of jewellery — from anybody aside from a good enterprise after experiences of a rip-off in Langford.
Two West Shore residents reported comparable incidents of being defrauded of cash in latest weeks, police stated.
Each victims stated they have been approached by a pair who claimed that the person’s pockets had been misplaced or stolen they usually wanted cash for gasoline. The girl would turn into very emotional when confirming the story.
The suspects then supplied their victims a possibility to buy their “gold” jewellery at low costs as a way to buy gasoline. The jewellery would finally show to not be gold.
Each incidents came about in Langford, with one sufferer approaching on Rainville Street the opposite on the nook of Pickford and Kelly roads. The couple was touring in a grey or black-colored SUV with a feminine passenger and two younger kids within the again.
The person is described as South Asian and in his 40s, about six toes tall with a medium construct and dark-colored hair. He spoke with what police described as an East Indian accent. He was sporting a darkish blue quilted jacket, and brilliant white and orange-colored trainers.
His compliance is described as South Asian and in her 40s, five-foot-two to five-foot-four, with a medium construct. She additionally spoke with an accent and was sporting an extended darkish gown and dark-colored head scarf.
The West Shore RCMP is searching for the general public’s assist figuring out the suspects. Police ask anybody with info to contact them at 250-474-2264.
To discover ways to defend your self towards frauds and scams, go to the Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre’s web site.