Recent E mail Scam.

Please find below a notice to residents of Victoria County of a recent internet phishing scam using Interact E-Transfer.

Any questions or concerns please contact me

Regards,

Eric LATWAITIS,Cst

Baddeck RCMP

 

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Victoria County RCMP would like to advise residents of a recent email scam using Interac E-Transfers.

If you receive an email notification from a business saying they have money that can be transferred by Interac to you it is a scam.  Do not respond or click any links.

This is a Phishing scam where they are trying to get personal banking information from you.  If you receive an email like this it can be forwarded tophishing@interac.ca, their fraud team will investigate.

Always be know who you are sending money to an Interac e-Transfer transaction cannot be reversed once a recipient has deposited the funds.

If you are unsure of the request contact the sender by some other means such as calling or using a different email, do not reply from the original message.

Any questions or concerns call your local RCMP detachment for assistance.

 

Cst Eric Latwaitis

Baddeck RCMP

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