The Grey County OPP want to warn residents of another scam that has surfaced and is being called the “auto-wrapping scam”. Many of us have encountered text messages that advertise easy ways to make money. Well, A couple in Southgate lost over $2,000 after they responded to a text about auto-wrapping their vehicle for advertising purposes.
They were sent a cheque to deposit and then asked to take out some of that money in cash to pay for the wrapping. However, they soon realized that the original cheque had been returned and they were therefore at a loss of the cash they took out. Their calls to the fraudsters have gone unanswered, and police are warning residents not to fall for a scam such as this.