Fraudulent Phonecaller asking for donations

June 18, 2018

June 20, 2018

The Pincher Creek Emergency Services Commission contacted the Town of Pincher Creek on June 20, 2018 to warn residents that there have been reports of telephone scammers looking for donations for local fire departments in Alberta.  In some cases, the callers have been using the name of a local emergency services member to request the donation.

Pincher Creek Emergency Services Commission is not canvasing for donations via telephone. If you receive a call requesting a donation please do not provide a donation.

The Competition Bureau Canada has some fraud prevention strategies:
Remember — if you have any doubts at all about the person asking for money, do not give them any cash, credit card or bank account details.

Caution — never give out personal, credit card or online account details over the phone unless you made the call and the phone number came from a trusted source.

Think — if in doubt, approach an aid organization directly to make a donation or offer support.
Investigate — search the Canada Revenue Agency database to check that the charity that has approached you is genuine.

Ask yourself — how and to whom would I like to make a contribution?

"It's not always easy to spot a scam," says the Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre. "New ones are invented every day. If you suspect that you may be a target of fraud, or if you have already sent funds, don't be embarrassed — you're not alone."

To report a fraud, or for more information, contact the Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre at  1-888-495-8501 or at http://www.antifraudcentre-centreantifraude.ca/reportincident-signalerincident/index-eng.htm
 

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