Taxpayers beware: CRA email scam on the rise

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Kathie Weiss-Lefebvre of Toronto got a tempting offer in her email this week. The sender claimed to be the Canada Revenue Agency and said she was set to receive a $896.70 tax refund by way of an Interac e-Transfer.

All she had to do was click on a link.

Fortunately, Weiss-Lefebvre knew immediately it was a scam: she hasn’t even filed her 2016 tax return. But she believes some people might fall for it.

Read more at CBC News

This article is summarized by Canadian Fraud News Inc.