Police Reports

Scam Alert - Yellow Cab

May 9, 2018

File Number: 2018616220

Charlottetown Police Services wish to alert the public to a new phone scam that has occurred over the last few days.

The scam involves a phone call by a person claiming to be from Yellow Cab demanding money for unpaid cab fairs. The phone number being displayed matches the Yellow Cab phone number in an attempt to appear legitimate.

Yellow Cab has stated that they will not call the public to collect money for unpaid cab fairs.

The public is reminded to be vigilant and use caution when dealing with suspicious text messages, phone calls and emails. These forms of communication are often used to commit fraud.

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