The Lower Mainland RCMP is warning the public about a cyber extortion scheme that has targeted Chinese nationals attending schools in the greater Vancouver area. The scheme involves tricking victims into believing their loved ones have been kidnapped. Read the release on the BC RCMP website. If you have been a victim of this crime, please contact RCMP at 604-224-1322 or 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).
If you are concerned about this safety advisory and need support from UBC, call Campus Security at: 604-822-2222 or email: security.ubc.ca