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Police investigate fake online posts

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New Glasgow Regional Police are warning residents to be cautious of internet scams and fake posts online.

On May 31, the New Glasgow Regional Police received several reports of a Facebook account, falsely posting information regarding an animal control compliant.

Police would like to reassure citizens that these are false posts and messages and are not associated to the Town of New Glasgow Animal Control Office.

The New Glasgow Regional Police are investigating the fake post online which has been taken down.

When the New Glasgow Regional Police or the Town of New Glasgow need to send a message to the public, they will send out news releases through official channels. To file a police complaint regarding internet scams or any other fraudulent scams, contact New Glasgow Regional Police at 902 752-1941. You can also contact the Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre by calling 1-888-495-8501 to file a report