This is what we at Canadian Fraud News Inc. call a true hero: a veteran officer who bought a so-called burner phone to call scammers back. Keith Tauro told CBC News that he used a different name every time he phoned, and his primary objective was to tie up the scammers’ lines. “Because if you’re on the phone with me,” Tauro tells them, “you’re not taking money from someone else.”
Canada Revenue Agency phone scam
Canada has been plagued by a Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) phone scam, getting voicemail messages from someone pretending to be a CRA investigator saying that he owed the government money.
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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.