Collection scam targets public servants overpaid by Phoenix

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Fraudsters appear to be trying to cash in on the government’s troubled payroll system. Federal public servants are being warned about a potential phone scam targeting employees who have pay problems because of the government’s malfunctioning Phoenix pay system.

More than 80,000 government workers targeted

More than 80,000 government workers have been underpaid, overpaid, or not paid at all since Ottawa implemented the Phoenix payment program earlier this year.

Read the full article at CBC News.

This article is summarized by Canadian Fraud News Inc.