Traffic violation email phishing scam asking immediate payment

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An email saying you owe potentially hundreds of dollars in traffic tickets is a phishing scam, Guelph Police warn. The email implies the person has been issued a fine after a traffic violation.

Link for payment is phishing scam

The email says the person needs to provide payment for the infraction immediately. It also contains a link, allegedly, for people to see details about the fines – but police warn not to take the bait. “If you receive an email like this, the Guelph Police urge you to not pay the fees, do not click the links and delete the email,” police said in a release.

Read more at CBC News.

This article is summarized by Canadian Fraud News Inc.