Éric Desjardins was arrested on December 21.
We are not talking about love fraud as such. There was truly a bond of friendship and, through various stratagems, he extracted several tens of thousands of dollars, he continues.
The SPVL invites anyone who may have been a victim or witness of reprehensible acts committed by Éric Desjardins to contact the SPVL at 418 832-2911 or with the TEL-LIEN line at 418 835-5436.
Fraud is increasing in the Lévis region, which pushes the police to appeal for caution.
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Unfortunately, people get caught week after week. We can never say it enough: you have to be very careful with telephone type fraud, mentions Mr. Levant.
Telephone fraud schemes are becoming more and more frequent and the SPVL invites the population to be extra careful. (Archive photo)
If in doubt, it is better to check with your financial institution, advises the holder -speech.
If people feel like they could give information sensitive, it is up to them to communicate directly with their banking institution to ensure that the request is legitimate.
Banking institutions will never request personal information by telephone or directly in person, specifies Jean-Sébastien Levant.
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