Tens of millions of phony email messages about personal bank accounts are sent out every day. They are all attempts to steal your money.

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By Pepper Parr April 12th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   They are relentless. Millions, tens of millions of email like the one below get sent out […]

Police arrest three of five suspects in North Burlington car content thefts. Two yet to be identified.

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By Staff April 3, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   The original report came in March 18th and with solid support from the community the police were […]

The lottery scam or the Inheritance scam - sometimes 100,000 people respond.

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By Staff March 28th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   – It’s cliché but if it sounds too good to be true it likely is – It’s […]

Police update information released to public on the murder - suicide and close the file.

By Staff March 28th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   The Halton Regional Police Service (HRPS) has confirmed the firearm used in the March 16, 2017 murder-suicide […]

Car dealership alleged to have abused the motor vehicle registration process - two charged. Four victims so far.

In this Sept. 18, 2010 photo, "Sale" is spelled out in the open hoods of used cars at a Toyota dealership in Glendale, Calif. Retail sales posted a third monthly increase in September as solid gains at auto, furniture and hardware stores helped to offset weakness at clothing and department stores. (AP Photo/Reed Saxon) ORG XMIT: CARS302

By Staff March 24th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   The Halton Regional Police Service Fraud Bureau, in partnership with investigators from Ontario Motor Vehicle Industry Council […]

Shop lifters unaware of just how strong the police surveillance is at high traffic retail locations actually is.

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By Staff March 22, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   On January 14th 2017, two male suspects were seen at Costco in Burlington where they began to […]

The school bus was stolen - it is yellow - you can't miss it.

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By Staff March 21st, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   Between March 10th and March 20th 2017, unknown suspect(s) stole a 1999 International Model 3800 72 passenger […]

High end and very expensive bikes stolen from homes where the garage door was left open.

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By Staff March 21, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   Bikes that go for $4000 and $5100 a pop have been stolen from garages in the city […]

Police to host an Open House that will focus on fraud and the damage it does.

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By Staff March 21st, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   We are into the annual Fraud Prevention Month during which the Halton Regional Police Service Regional Fraud […]

Brand names catch our eye - we tend to trust them. look twice before responding.

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By Pepper Parr March 20th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   If your household is anything like mine the Netflix subscription is key to whatever time there […]

The long arm of the law reached from Halton Region to Surrey British Columbia.

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By Staff March 20, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   There was a time that all you had to do was skip town and your problems with […]

Source of some of the Identity Theft turns out to be local - Ancaster resident being held on a warrant to extradite him to California.

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By Staff March 18th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   The arrest earlier this week of Karim Bartov. a technically brilliant young man, who lived in Ancaster […]

Police are looking for four males who are suspected of breaking into cars in north Burlington.

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By Staff March 18th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   Police in Burlington are seeking assistance from the public to identify four persons responsible for a series […]

Halton Regional Police Service investigating double shooting in Burlington

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By Staff March 16th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON A usually reliable source informed the Gazette that this was a murder-suicide – both people died. The Halton […]

Arrest made in November 2016 robbery of taxi driver in Burlington

Taxi robber March 16-17

By Staff March 16, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON On March 14th 2017, Robbery Investigators arrested James Lawrence FAHEY (27 yrs.) of Burlington and charged him with […]

John Tirone tried to enter the Court House in Milton with a weapon along with a large knife

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By Staff March 14th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   What in heavens name did John Tirone think he was doing when he tried to enter a […]

If Crime Stoppers is anonymous - how do they deliver the reward money?

By Pepper Parr March 14th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   Just how does Crime stoppers work? Everyone knows what Crime Stoppers is. Few know just how […]

Fraud month - an area resident recently lost $14,000 to a scam artist.

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By Staff March 13th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   It’s Fraud Prevention Month (#FPM2017) and the Halton Regional Police Service released the second of four scheduled […]

Two arrested for stealing and then using the stolen credit cards - caught on camera.

Goose scam #2

By Staff March 9, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   The consequences of leaving anything of value in your car were evident when two Hamilton residents were […]

They steal credit cards, use them to buy gift cards and then buy high end clothing to resell: two arrested.

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By Staff March 9th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   Halton Regional Police have identified and arrested two individuals responsible for numerous fraudulent purchases across the GTA […]

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