New CRA fraud mimics tempting Interac mail cash transfer

This CBC story tells of a variation on schemes using the Canada Revenue Agency name as an authority to defraud people. This time email arrives which looks like the receipt of an Interac cash transfer. One woman was told the CRA had sent her $896.70. The purpose is to make the victim click for deposit. It goes to a site where “the CRA” asks the victim to provide useful information like credit card numbers and a social insurance number.

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