N.S. family targeted by funeral scam

Growing number of scams impacting the industry, says funeral director

CBCErin Pottie

A bereaved Cape Breton family say they were targeted by a scam during a service to say goodbye to their loved one.

Friends and family gathered last month to celebrate the life of Amelia Theresa Skalaa of Glace Bay, N.S., who died June 21 at the age of 77.

Granddaughter Abigail Skalaa was putting out trays of sweets and sandwiches at a local firehall when she received a notification on her smartwatch.

Someone was inviting her to watch her grandmother's funeral service online and had shared the Face…

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CBCErin Pottie, Posted: Jul 09, 2024 5:49 PM EDT | Last Updated: 4 minutes ago
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