Bay St. George RCMP recently received a number of complaints identifying a phone scam circulating in the area. The calls are reportedly coming from live individuals and automated recordings. Fraudsters, who identify themselves as agents from Citizenship Canada or Service Canada, are asking people questions about their SIN and other personal information.
Members of the public are reminded not to divulge any sensitive personal information such as their SIN over the telephone. Any suspicious calls, soliciting personal information should be reported to the Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre at 1-888-495-8501 or by clicking the following link: