This banking scam could get a hold of your personal info in Mississauga and Brampton
Published September 26, 2021 at 9:18 pm
It’s a busy week for scammers.
Another scam text is currently making the rounds, with this one alleging to be from Scotiabank. The text provides a link to “complete a security process.”
A local resident says she got the text, which included her phone number in the message, shortly after ordering food on a restaurant’s website.
The scam in question looks like this:
As with all scams, residents are advised to avoid clicking suspicious links and providing any personal data.
The Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre provides more tips on how to recognize scams and fraud.insauga's Editorial Standards and Policies