RCMP Issue Warning about Texting Scam

Port Saunders RCMP are warning the public about a text message scam that recently occurred in the area.

RCMP say that a local woman received a text message from someone who appeared to be a relative.

She was advised that she had won $30,000 cash. The scammer asked the woman to send cash to process the transaction and to provide personal information.

It is believed personal information and cellular numbers were likely accessed from an unprotected Facebook account.

No funds were exchanged and the scammers were blocked.