One resident initially received a call by someone pretending to be a Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) agent and was told their social insurance number was compromised and being used in money laundering through real estate transactions.
RCMP is warning the public about online fraud after several Nanaimo residents fell victim to social media-related scams.
Stevie Daniele Pirart, 28, is the subject of 10 police investigations, including use of forged documents and possession of stolen property over $5,000.

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