Fake TikTok account claiming to be Regina Police deactivated

The Regina Police Service (RPS) say they have deactivated a fraudulent TikTok account calling to be the police service.

According to the RPS, the account appeared briefly with a verified check mark.

“This account was not created by the Regina Police Service, nor did any RPS employees ever make post, respond to direct messages or make any comments via the account,” RPS said on Twitter. “The Regina Police Service does not and has never operated a TikTok account.”

“Impersonating a police officer or police organization is a very serious offence,” they added. “Officers from our cyber crime unit are continuing an investigation into this occurrence.”

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