Police warn Hatters of phone fraud

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Medicine Hat Police are warning residents a new type of telephone fraud is making rounds in the city. Police say that someone identifying themselves from an out of province law enforcement agency is calling people and telling them they will be arrested or have a lawsuit pending. The caller then states that they can resolve the matter by transferring funds immediately. Police here say they don’t deal with charges without first verifying in person. Anyone that may have gotten a call like this is asked to contact Medicine hat Police at 529-8481