Technical Support Fraud Alert
Tech support scams are a growing trend common across the industry, affecting consumers worldwide. Tech Support Fraud involves a criminal claiming to provide customer, security or technical support in an effort to defraud unwitting individuals. This scam is particularly effective because victims think they are contacting a legitimate technical support team. To learn more about this scam please visit the Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre (CAFC) website and select “In the news” article Tech Support Scams dated 2018-06-19.
If you believe you are the victim of an online scam, regardless of the dollar amount you can file a complaint with your local law enforcement or the RCMP.