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Identity theft prompted CRA to freeze up to 800,000 taxpayer accounts

April 20, 2021 – Identify thieves have breached as many as 800,000 online accounts in order to obtain federal pandemic relief cheques, according to the Canada Revenue Agency.

As a result, CRA has locked those accounts and offered free credit protection to an undisclosed number of those that were victimized, says Blacklock’s Reporter. Toronto Sun reports. | READ MORE