New bank text scam being sent to Mississauga and Brampton residents

Published July 4, 2021 at 7:27 pm

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With banking text scams on the rise, it’s important to be able to identify them so you don’t fall victim.

A local resident reports getting a scam purporting to be from CIBC, alleging that their bank account had been limited and asking them to visit a link.

The text looks like this:

CIBC is reminding its clients that it will never send unsolicited texts or emails asking for banking information, personal information or passwords.

An extensive list of fraud emails and text messages sent to CIBC clients is listed on the bank’s website.

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