As most Lindsay Ont. residents have either already or are about to submit their taxes, Kawartha Lakes Police are noticing an increase in the number of reported attempts by fraudsters to rip you off.
In the last week alone, there have been three reported attempts by fraudsters posing as representatives of the Canada Revenue Agency, who have contacted area residents and attempted to convince them that Apple iTunes cards are a good way of paying off your taxes, which are reportedly in areers. Over the past week, Kawartha Lakes Police have also had reports of fraudulent rental properties being posted on Kijiji and one report of a person who fell victim to the computer virus fraud.
Read more at Kawartha Lakes Police
This article is summarized by Canadian Fraud News Inc.
Marina Burghard writes for Canadian Fraud News about fraud-related cases, whistleblower, jurisdiction, identity theft, consumer protection, etc. – essentially about scams and how to protect yourself against this kind of fraudulent criminal behavior. She holds a Master’s degree in Political Science where her interest in criminology grew. Besides fraud, Marina’s scientific interest lies in terrorism, extremism and how to deal with it as a society.