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Windsor council grills ERCA on nearly $300K phishing scam, yet turns down seeing investigative reports

April 3, 2021 – Windsor city councillors turned down the opportunity to look at investigative reports that outline details of a phishing scam directed toward the Essex Region Conservation Authority, which cost the organization nearly $300,000 last year. 

But still, interim general manager for the Essex Region Conservation Authority (ERCA) Tim Byrne was grilled by some Windsor city council members Monday about the fraud scandal that took place July 2020. The incident happened after a fraudster pretended to be an internal staff member and then completed two transactions sent to falsified bank accounts. CBC News reports. | READ MORE