Edmonton police warn of iTunes tax scam

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Edmonton police are warning people about a tax-payment scam after a woman was duped into purchasing $37,000 worth of iTunes gift cards – and lost all the money.

The woman received a phone call from someone claiming to be from the CRA threatening to arrest her if she did not pay up. “They do telephone number spoofing so the number that was displayed to her actually showed the CRA number,” said Det. Linda Herczeg.

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This article is summarized by Canadian Fraud News Inc.