Wednesday, March 21, 2018 - The Canada Revenue scammers are ruthless and are still
targeting citizens in Woodstock.
Woodstock Police have received calls from citizens reporting that they are receiving
CRA telephone calls. The caller identifies themselves as working for the Canada
Revenue Agency. The caller will threaten that they are sending Police if payment
is not received.
While callers are on the phone a second call will come in and the number that will
appear on the call display is the Woodstock Police non-emergency number 1-519-537-2323.
Be aware that the CRA scammers are manipulating telephone numbers to make it appear
as though the police are calling.
When Police call from the station it will appear as “private number” or “no caller
CRA website for safety tips and on how to report this type of crime.
The WOODSTOCK POLICE SERVICE would like to encourage anyone having information about
scams and frauds to contact www.antifraudcentre.ca – 1888-495-8501. If you are a
victim of a scam or fraud contact WOODSTOCK POLICE SERVICE at 519-537-2323.