Fake e-transfer scam targeting Mississauga and Brampton residents

Published October 3, 2021 at 9:39 pm

It’s another busy week for scam artists who work through text messaging.

A local resident recently reported getting a scam text telling them they’d received money via an Interac e-Transfer.

The message looks like this:

Residents are reminded not to respond to scams like these, as scammers can use them to steal your personal data.

More tips on how to recognize and avoid scams are available via the Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre.

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