The City of Winnipeg is warning drivers to ignore emails claiming unpaid parking tickets.
The city’s parking authority is reminding drivers that it only issues parking tickets by hand or by mail, not electronically. If Winnipegger’s should see parking tickets arriving by email and they look like they’re coming from the City of Winnipeg, authorities are warning people not to pay the ticket.
Anybody receiving electronic parking tickets via email should report the phishing scam to the Canada Anti-Fraud Centre.
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This article is summarized by Canadian Fraud News Inc.
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.