Online Fraud

Hanover Police is investigating an internet fraud which occurred on Monday, October 16th, 2023. The victim of this fraud sent an e-transfer for a large amount of money to an online seller of a particular item. The purchaser felt he was getting a good deal on the item which retails for much more money. The deal turned sour when the online ad was removed and contact ceased between the purchaser and seller. Hanover Police are reminding citizens it’s never a good idea to send money online to unknown persons for unseen property. If anyone has information about this fraud, they are asked to contact the Hanover Police Service or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or by submitting a secure Web Tip.