Teen’s online job offer was fraudulent

She was promised $4,000 in an account to transfer but bank stopped the transaction.

  • Nov. 9, 2012 6:00 p.m.

The Terrace RCMP have responded to approximately 27 calls for service from November 8, 8 a.m. to November 9, 8 a.m. During the same time period, there was one person lodged in Terrace Cells, none for public intoxication.

Downtown Terrace

  • theft of money. Under investigation.
  • a man witnessed a dog lunge at a child outside of the Husky Store on Lakelse Ave. The man approached the dog’s owner to speak with her about the incident. The dog bit the man twice, on the leg and hand. The man’s injuries were treated at Mills Memorial Hospital. The dog is described as a Rottweiler mix. The dog’s owner was an unknown woman.
  • a man wearing headphones walked into the side of a truck at the Shopper’s Drug Mart on Lakelse Ave. The man appeared to be intoxicated. Checks were done of area.

Elsewhere Terrace

  • a truck parked on a sidewalk on Walsh Ave. Police observed a blue F150 truck parked almost entirely on the sidewalk and pointing in the wrong direction. The registered owner was spoken with.
  • online fraud. A 15-year-old girl accepted an online job as a project manager for an online casino. She was advised that she would receive $4,000 in a Pay Pal account then she was to transfer this money to an account in the Ukraine. The bank would not allow the transfer to continue and alerted the parent.
  • a woman smashed the passenger side and front windshield out of a green 1993 Chevrolet Silverado truck on Pear St.
  • harassment complaint. Police spoke with a 38-year-old man.
  • pan handler causing customers to complain at Real Canadian Wholesale.
  • police assisted Mills Memorial Hospital staff by standing by as they dealt with a 58-year-old patient.
  • a 23-year-old man was reported missing. A few hours later family located him in another town.
  • familial dispute involving a 15-year-old girl not obeying the rules of the house. Police located the girl and ensured her safety. Police had discussions with the people involved and gave advice on the matter.
  • a Jeep Liberty parked at the base of Terrace Mountain late at night. Police spoke with the wife of the registered owner. Persons were fine, just gone hiking for the night.
  • a 31-year-old woman making threats towards another woman around town. Police spoke with the woman involved.
  • motor vehicle collision on Eby St. / Lazelle Ave.


  • suicidal 15-year-old boy. Police spoke with him. A text message was misunderstood. Unfounded.
  • a tractor trailer broken down in front of the Northern Motor Inn blocking traffic. The driver managed to limp the truck to the shoulder of the road and arrange for a tow.
  • false residential alarm on Laurel St.


  • a 62-year-old man was pulled over on Hwy 16 near Gossen Cr. driving a green 1993 Mercury Topaz and served a three-month prohibition notice. The vehicle he was driving was impounded.
  • a man opened a Capital One credit card in another person’s name. There was now an outstanding balance on the card. Police gave advice on the matter and spoke with the man who took the card out.
  • a person camping out on personal property without permission on the Skeena River. Police spoke with the 69-year-old man.


  • domestic dispute. An intoxicated man was scaring a woman by refusing to leave and following her around. He left prior to police attendance.

People with information on crime are asked to contact the Terrace RCMP at 250-638-7400 or anonymously through Crime Stoppers by telephone at 1-800-222-TIPS, online at www.terracecrimestoppers.ca or by texting TERRACE plus your message to 274637 (CRIMES).

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