It can happen to the best of organizations, the city of Burlington knows that - Phishing scams. Learn as much as you can and remember the cardinal rule - if in doubt - don't.


By Staff July 22, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON Originally published in Inc. magazine with some local content added. Phishing scams are nothing new; most of us […]

Arrest Made in Thefts of Packages from Front Doors of Residences

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By Staff July 20th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON Burlington Criminal Investigations Bureau of the Halton Regional Police have charged a male in connection with thefts of […]

Very well done - convincing - but a scam nevertheless. The rule: If in doubt - don't

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By Staff July 16, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   This scam is good – they’ve done a good job of looking legit – they aren’t. It […]

Council was fully briefed ten days before city hall reported that half a million had been taken from city accounts by an as yet unknown third party.

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By Staff July 4th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   It looked like a minor matter on the Audit Committee agenda – but it was probably that […]

A new scam - they are going after people they believe have PayPal accounts.


By Staff July 2nd, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   They are just taking care of business – their business not mine and they have nothing to […]

Police release photos of suspects in theft of bank cards at an LCBO location.

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By Staff June 28th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   The Halton Regional Police Service warns the public about an increase in the number of shoulder surfing/distraction-style […]

Don't get caught the way the city did: an email cost the city half a million.


By Staff June 27th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   You Have One Security Message From RBC Online Services Center said the email headline. The message said: […]

Police still looking for the two suspects that approached city hall at night bearing signs that were deemed to be hate literature.

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By Staff June 25th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON A little more help and the Regional Police should be able to close this file. As a result […]

Police arrest suspect in robbery at knife point.

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By Staff June 19th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   The Regional police have made an arrest of a robbery suspect who was riding a BMX-style bike […]

Do you know what Distraction Theft is: Learn more and help identify two suspects.

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By Staff June 18th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   The Halton Regional Police want to advise you of a particular nasty bit of thievery taking place […]

54 year old Hamilton resident driving motorcycle killed as the result of a collision on Derry Road.

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By Staff June 16th, 2O19 BURLINGTON, ON   Late late Friday evening – the 14th the Regional Police responded to a collision on Derry Road, […]

Some detailed pictures on hate crime suspect - can you help identify the young man police want to interview?

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By Pepper Parr June 14th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   An update on those terrible hate messages that were seen at six locations in the City […]

City suffers from a half a million dollar computer scam.

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By Staff June 14th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   It took more than a month to tell the story but at least they went public with […]

Halton Crime Stoppers assisting to combat Fentanyl

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By Staff June 13th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Crime Stoppers of Halton, in partnership with Halton Regional Police Service, is targeting the dangerous and increasingly […]

Police looking for suspects who have displayed hate-motivated messages.

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By Staff June 5th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Police are seeking public assistance to identify the persons responsible for displaying hate-motivated messages at six locations […]

The email didn't come from a bank.

Identity theft - many faces

By Staff June 4th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   This might look like my bank doing me a favour – it isn’t. Someone has sent out […]

Free money from a bank is the first sign of a scam.

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By Staff May 31st, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   This kind of scam is used again and again – because it works for the thieves. A […]

Charges Laid in Kijiji Fraud Investigation: the diamonds were real enough - the certified cheque wasn't.


By Staff May 30th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   The Halton Regional Police Service’s Regional Fraud Unit has charged one person in connection with a series […]

3,306 traffic charges and warnings related to all forms of driving offences were laid during the holiday weekend. Up 23% over previous year.

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By Staff May 28th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Another report card – we didn’t do all that well in the 2019 Canada Road Safety Week […]

Burlington Robbery: Jewel heist outside a residence

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By Staff May 25th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Halton Regional Police are investigating a robbery in Burlington where two victims were robbed of jewellery outside […]

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