Telephone Fraud Alert
The Medicine Hat Police Service has received several complaints from members of the public, in which they have received phone calls indicating they have pending civil lawsuits and warrants out for their arrest. The caller will then attempt to obtain money from the recipient of the call.
These calls are fraudulent and money should not be given to the caller in any manner. If you have received a call of this nature please ignore the call or hang-up. If wish to make a complaint you may attend to the MHPS, call the non-emergency number at 403-529-8481 or report the incident to the Canadian anti-fraud center at http://www.antifraudcentre-centreantifraude.ca/index-eng.htm