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Guelph Police Reports - April 10, 2014

Web posted on April 10, 2014

Sudden Death

On April 9, 2014 at approximately 1:00 p.m., the Guelph Police along with GWEMS went to a residence on Mountford Drive in response to a female resident who was unresponsive and with vital signs absent (VSA). She was pronounced deceased at the scene by paramedics.

The female was transported to Hamilton General Hospital where an autopsy will be completed.

Police do not suspect foul play and there are no concerns for public safety surrounding this incident. At this point in time there is no further information pertaining to this matter being released as this matter is an ongoing police investigation.

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Fraud alert

This is a Fraud Alert about "Paypal Phishing E-mails" - The Guelph Police Service has received a complaint there is currently a Phishing email claiming to be from PayPal. This is called "phishing" because the sender is "fishing" for your personal information.

The goal is to trick you into clicking the link to a fake or "spoofed" website, or into calling a bogus customer service number where they can collect and steal your sensitive personal or financial information.

If you have responded to a phishing email and provided any personal information, or if you think someone has used your account without permission, you should immediately change your password and security questions.

You should also report it to PayPal immediately. Here is what to do:
1. Open a new browser and type in www.paypal.com.
2. Log in to your PayPal account.
3. Click "Security and Protection" near the top of the page.
4. Click "Identify a problem."
5. Click "I think someone may be using my account without permission."
6. Click "Unauthorized Account Activity."

If you have received a suspicious looking email purporting to be from PayPal please forward the email to spoof@paypal.com to help keep others safe from identity theft.

For additional information on Phishing emails please see the Official PayPal website at www.paypal.com or visit the Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre at http://www.antifraudcentre-centreantifraude.ca/


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