News A scam leaves a local organization short thousands of dollars SHARE ON: Kaitlin Livingston, contributor, Wednesday, Oct. 26th, 2016 Photo Credit: Supplied A local organization has received an email which shows an outstanding invoice requiring payment for equipment purchased. Haliburton Highlands Constable Tim Negus says in result the company has lost $10,000. Negus says it was discovered after the transaction was made this request was a scam. He says this is worth bringing to the public’s attention, because it can be avoided if residents know what to look out for. Negus says the easiest way to identify whether a file is dangerous is by its extension. Generally, files ending in .jpg or .png are safe.