Victims of fraudulent CERB claims left with higher tax bill until CRA can investigate

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March 6, 2021 (Montreal) – At first, Hugo Hamel-Perron did not understand why he received a form from the federal government showing that he had earned $8,000 in extra income last year. The teacher at Marianopolis College in Montreal had been working through the pandemic, so he did not expect the call from his accountant telling him government records show he received that money through the Canada emergency response benefit (CERB). That surprise quickly turned to frustration when he realized he had been the victim of fraud. CBC News reports. | READ MORE