Tag Archives: scam artists

3 Charged in RV Trafficking Ring

In recent posts I’ve reported on a variety of Internet scams involving recreation vehicles sales. In today’s post a lengthy Edmonton (Alberta) Police Service investigation into a travel trailer theft ring has led to 95 charges against three men, including … Continue reading

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RV Dealer Sentenced in RV Lease-Ownership Scam

Another day and another RV scam to report. In a recent post, I reported on an Internet scam that targets would-be RV buyers. In today’s post the owner/operator of an RV dealership was sentenced to a jail term for defraud … Continue reading

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Internet Scam Targets RV Buyers

The old saying, “If it sounds too good to be true, you can be sure it is,” unfortunately, is apparently ringing true again in the case of the scam website www.rv-wheels.com. Police say the scam artists are thought to be … Continue reading

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Protect Yourself From PayPal Email Scams

In earlier posts I reported about an auto insurance scam on Kijiji and Craiglist and on an Air Force veteran was scammed when purchasing a motorhome off Craiglist. PayPal is considered one of the most trusted internet sites for buying or … Continue reading

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Motorhome purchased on Craigslist explodes

In recent posts I reported that four small dogs died and an RV was destroyed in a fire caused by a propane space heater, space heaters destroyed pets and RVs in two separate fires, and six other RV fires resulted … Continue reading

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Avoid Falling Victim to Online Scam Artists

For many Americans and Canadians buying from online auction and classified sites has become the best way to locate deals. Unfortunately, those sites are also a hotbed of con artists looking to make a quick buck. Claude Painchaud, a retired … Continue reading

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