Karen McCrimmon

Your member of parliament for


Kanata-Carleton

Karen McCrimmon

Your member of parliament for


Kanata-Carleton

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Protect Yourself Against Fraud

Fraudulent emails and phone calls have been reported in the Kanata-Carleton community. 

Callers have claimed to be from Canada Revenue Agency, Immigration Refugee and Citizenship Canada, and Passport Canada.

If you receive a suspicious call, hang up immediately and contact the local police. Please also report the incident to the Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre at 1-888-495-8501

SOME TIPS TO PROTECT YOURSELF:

  • Always keep your access codes, passwords, and PINs secret
  • Protect your Social Insurance Number – do not provide it to anyone unless you are certain that they are entitled to know it
  • Shred unwanted documents before throwing them away
  • Be wary of links in your emails – do not click on a link that you think may be suspicious
  • Confirm the “From” address of an email you receive. It if looks suspicious, do not click any links
  • The CRA will not ask you to provide personal information by email

Do not hesitate to contact our office if you have any questions or concerns.