April 22, 2015 – Global News’ article ‘Police warn residents across the GTA of ‘CRA’ tax scam’ written by Tania Kohut is urging residents to be careful of a new tax scam.
“Peel Police say scam artists are calling, texting and sending emails to people for money, claiming to be from Canada Revenue Agency.
‘They’re bullying people into thinking they owe taxes or they need to give this person on the other end personal information,” said Peel Const. William Patterson. “They start yelling at people, ‘if you don’t pay up we’re going to come and arrest you.’”
Police said they’ve been inundated with calls from people about the scam, and predict that number will rise as the tax deadline approaches.”
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