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Continued Safety Advisory: Virtual Kidnapping Scam
The VPD is warning the public about a cyber extortion scheme that has targeted Chinese nationals attending schools across Canada. The scheme involves tricking victims into believing their loved ones have been kidnapped.
If you have been a victim of this crime, please contact RCMP at 604-224-1322 or 1-800-222-TIPS (8477). If you are concerned about this advisory and need support from SFU, contact Campus Security. For more information, visit our personal safety guide on scams and fraud.