A fraudster posing as a Secret Shopper representative sent a cheque to a person who deposited it and then instructions were given for that person to send a portion of the money back. The public is to be on the lookout for this type of scam as the unsuspecting victim sends money back to the fraudster before the cheque sent from the fraudster is cleared by the the bank. When that cheque doesn’t clear the bank, then the victim is held accountable for the loss.
A complaint was received regarding snow in a South Estevan neighborhood being pushed from driveways into the street. The public is reminded that this is unlawful as per the City of Estevan Bylaws.