St. Thomas Police crack down on online bingo scam
An investigation by St. Thomas Police into an unauthorized online bingo lottery has led to three women facing charges.
Police began to investigate after receiving a report from the family of one victim who was out $5000 as a result of the scam.
It was confirmed that the organizers of the bingo were not licensed with the Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario, making the online bingo fraudulent.
At this time, a 53 year old woman from Strathroy has been arrested and charged with one count of Lottery Not Authorized and one count of Fraud Under $5000.
A 62 year old woman from Strathroy and a 61 year old woman from Rodney are still wanted by police.