March is Fraud Prevention MonthMarch 2018 marks the 14th Anniversary of Fraud Prevention Month in Canada. Fraud Prevention Month is a month-long crime prevention initiative aimed and educating and information consumers and the community on how to recognize, report and stop fraud.
Mass Marketing Frauds
One of the most common types of reported fraud are mass marking scams, also known as phishing scams. The word phishing comes from the way it is done, fraudster will replicate a valid company and send out emails that act…
Theft of tools
On March 3, 2018, the Medicine Hat Police Service (MHPS) received a complaint of a theft of tools valued at approximately $7,000.00 from a welding truck in the 800 Block of 14 ST SW, Medicine Hat.
On March 8,…
March STEP – Focus on
March will focus on Occupant Restraints.
Seatbelt laws came into effect in Alberta on July 1, 1987. Restraint systems in vehicles have changed drastically
since that time with the development of airbags, improvements in child safety
seats and vehicle design.In Alberta, children are required to ride in a child safety
seat until they are a minimum of 6 years old OR over 18 kg (40 lbs). The guidelines regarding child safety seats
and determining which type of seat your child should be in, are as follows:…