Text scam promising cash to residents in Mississauga, Brampton and Ontario

Published July 25, 2021 at 5:33 pm

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A new scam text is making the rounds in Mississauga, Brampton and other parts of Ontario.

A local resident recently reported getting a text message that provided a link to access a “return” of $140.65.

The message looks like this:

Residents are advised to watch out for text scams and avoid clicking any suspicious links or providing personal information.

More tips on how to protect yourself from scams and fraud are listed on the Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre website.

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