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Covid-19 Fraud Alerts and Tips: Police

Web posted on March 25, 2020

The Guelph Police Service would like to make everyone aware that unfortunately scams in relation to COVID-19 are circulating both online and over the phone. For COVID-19 fraud alerts and tips please visit https://www.antifraudcentre-centreantifraude.ca/features-vedette/2020/covid-19-eng.htm.

The Guelph Police Service also recommends that members of the public:

         Be wary of any business, charity or individual requesting payments in cash, by wire transfer, gift card or through the mail.

         Never share your personal or financial information over email, text message or over the phone.

         Know that government agencies will never call you to ask for money.

Please report all suspected fraud to the Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre at https://www.antifraudcentre-centreantifraude.ca/report-signalez-eng.htm and the Guelph Police Service at 519-824-1212.

 


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