More charges laid in Saskatoon grandparent scandal – Saskatoon |

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Authorities said a 25-year-old man who was previously arrested as part of the investigation now faces an additional charge of fraud of more than $5,000 and soliciting for one. criminal organization,

The man now faces a total of 13 charges of fraud over $5,000 and three charges related to criminal organization.

Police say the investigation is still ongoing, and anyone who has been a victim of fraud is encouraged to call SPS at 306-975-8300.

In early January three Quebec men were charged in connection with these grandparent scandals.

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Officials say residents have lost a total of more than $100,000 to these scams.

Police said they had received reports of an elderly person receiving calls or knocks on their door, claiming they knew one of their family members was in an emergency and asking for bail or hospital bills. Money is needed.

— With files from Brooke Kruger