LONDON, ONT. -- The London Police Service is warning the public to be cautious when giving money to strangers.

An active scan in London involves individuals who are asked to help pay for a ride out of the city after having trouble with their vehicle.

Police warn the public of a wide range of active frauds in London. including:

  • credit card
  • immigration
  • emergency/grandparent
  • phishing
  • romance
  • ransomware
  • identity theft
  • Tap & Go card

For more information, visit the London Police website or call the London Police Fraud Intake line at 519.661.5515 Ext. 5257 if you have been a target or suspect you have been defrauded by someone.