Peace River RCMP are warning employees who handle accounts payable in the area after three Telus clients lost $250,000.

The scammers pretended to be Telus through email addresses with one extra letter, such as instead of, RCMP said.

The clients were emailed and told their bank account was compromised and that their invoice payments would be redirected to a trust bank in Ontario.

Companies in the Peace River area who believe they may have been impacted by the scam are asked to call police at 780-699-5506.