Gold buyer bounces cheques at Kelowna event

Kelowna Mounties are investigating multiple complaints of fraud after a gold buyer held an event at the Sandman Hotel last month.

Kelowna Mounties are investigating multiple complaints of fraud after a gold buyer held an event at the Sandman Hotel last month and left sellers with a bad taste in their mouth.

A company doing business as International Coin Collectors—aka THR & Associates of Springfield, Illinois—held a gold and coin buying event at the Sandman Hotel, 2130 Harvey Avenue, Between May 22 and May 26.

“The event advertised that the company would purchase your old, unwanted gold. Unfortunately, several of the cheques issued by THR & Associates have apparently bounced, leaving would-be sellers with no gold and no cash,” said Const. Kris Clark.

It would seem that this is not the first time as there is a history of complaints against the business from North Vancouver to Ontario and there is an alert on the Better Business Bureau website.

If you have been a victim of this fraud, please contact the Canadian Anti Fraud Centre at 1-888-495-8501 or info@antifraudcentre.ca

 

Kelowna Capital News

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