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Police are warning the public to be aware of at least two possible scams circulating that invite local residents to apply for government grants while requesting a cash deposit of $100-$125.
An email falsely purporting to come from the Cayman Compass regarding a second phase of COVID-19 lockdown is being circulated.
Emails purporting to come from the Cayman Compass carrying reports of a contaminated water leak are a phishing scam.
Police are issuing a warning to the public and to retailers after several liquor stores on island were targeted in an attempted credit card fraud scheme.
An email purporting to be from a police complaints unit alerting residents to a supposed complaint against them, is a scam, according to the Royal Cayman Islands Police Service.
A George Town woman who conned a dive instructor out of nearly $2 million by pretending the money was for legitimate fees for his Caymanian status application has been jailed for 10 years.
The RCIPS Financial Crime Unit issued a warning Monday advising the public of an online scam conducted using Facebook Messenger, and possibly other social media, where victims have received messages and phone calls through Facebook Messenger.
A lottery scam is currently being circulated through email and potentially other forms of social media, the RCIPS Financial Crime Unit advised.
The Royal Cayman Islands Police Service advised the public Sunday about an email scam circulating in the Cayman Islands.
Scam artists are posting fake apartment rental deals on internet marketplace Ecay Trade to con people into sending them funds.
The Financial Crime Unit of the Royal Cayman Islands Police Service issued a public advisory Monday regarding employment scams targeting people seeking work in the nursing and hospitality industries.
Two Cayman Islands residents have reported unauthorized withdrawals from their bank accounts in “substantial amounts” after responding to a scam email purporting to be from a local bank.
The Royal Cayman Islands Police Service is notifying the public about a ‘Cash Flipping’ scam pervading Cayman.
The Cayman Islands Immigration Department is warning its customers about a bogus email many received Tuesday announcing that the department had “implemented new laws.”
Social media solicitations offering jobs at a nonexistent Cayman Islands hotel have “tricked” hundreds of Jamaicans and at least one Cayman Islands resident out of their money. Officers with the Financial Crime Unit are investigating people who have placed job ads on social media sites, offering employment at a hotel property that does not exist.
Franz Manderson, deputy governor of the Cayman Islands, gave evidence Tuesday in the trial of Paul Anthony Hume Ebanks, who is accused of being involved in an immigration scam.
The promise of permanent residence in exchange for money was a “cynical exploitation of vulnerable victims,” Justice Charles Quin declared on Tuesday when he sentenced two women to prison for obtaining property by deception.
Hackers have taken advantage of the candw.ky email platform to steal sensitive information from some email accounts, authorities said.
Online scammers did their research on the Information and Communications Technology Authority, grabbing public information about the organization’s managing director and chief financial officer in an attempt to get the regulator to wire almost $40,000 to a bank account.
A scammer recently gained access to a local bank account, according to the police’s Financial Crime Unit, and stole money from a woman in the United Kingdom using an email scam.