Phone scam rings up North Okanagan residents

RCMP continue to receive dozens of phone calls daily about the Canada Revenue Agency phone scam.

They’re still ringing and still annoying people.

Vernon-North Okanagan RCMP continue to receive dozens of phone calls daily about the Canada Revenue Agency phone scam.

“The scammers have been consistent with the phone number they provide and their method of attempting to extract money and personal information from victims,” said Vernon-North Okanagan RCMP Const. Jocelyn Noseworthy.

It’s the third time in a month police have warned residents about this scam.

“If you receive a call like this, you should never disclose any personal or banking information,” said Noseworthy.

If you receive a call pertaining to this scam you can call and report it to the Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre – 1-888-495-8501 – and/or visit its website,  www.antifraudcentre.ca, for purposes of tracking.

If you have become a victim of this or any other scam, and have provided personal information or money, contact your local police detachment.