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Financial Crimes

Financial crimes is a growing concern for victims and law
enforcement. Financial crimes deal primarily with money for goods and can range
from; counterfeit property, credit card fraud (including Interact, e-transfers
and wire transfers), investment scams, Ponzi…


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Police Act Hearing

A
disciplinary hearing pursuant to the provisions of the Police Act is scheduled to be held in the Medicine Hat Police Service Community Board Room from April 4 - 6, 2018. The hearing will start
at 9 AM…


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Bank Robbery

On March 19, 2018 at approximately 12:30 PM, an unknown male
entered the CIBC bank, located at 21 8 Street NW, where he produced a handgun and
demanded cash. When advised that the bank was a “cashless branch”…


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Business and Service Scams

March is Fraud Prevention month and through out the month the MHPS will be sharing information about common frauds and scams. Service scams make up the majority of the face –to-face
frauds we typically encounter. Service
scams can…


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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…


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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. 


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Missing Person - Ryan Mead



The Medicine Hat Police Service is requesting public assistance to locate missing person Ryan Mead. Ryan is a 23 year old male from Ontario, who has not been heard from
since April 30, 2017. His…


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Male Charged in Connection to Stolen Property

On February 19, 2018 members
of the Medicine Hat Police Service (MHPS) responded to a report of a break and
enter to a City of Medicine Hat building located on Powerhouse Road SW.  Stolen from within the building…


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Cyber Crime Fraud Prevention

Cyber Crime
makes up a large component of all reported frauds and can include any type of
fraud committed over the Internet. These can vary from romance scams to online
investments scams involving online currencies and account…


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March is Fraud Prevention Month

March 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…


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