Data capture or phone-in. Another type of free offer is one people refer to as 'data capture'. The data is your information: phone number, address, email, age, hobbies, interests.
Posters and tip sheets Watch out for a known telephone scam targeting international students in Canada. This scam was recently reported in Ottawa and London but other cities may be affected too. We will never ask you for any sort of payment by telephone.
Scammers of all kinds can obtain your telephone number fraudulently or from public lists, such as a phone book. As a result, you can receive scam calls even if you have an unlisted number, or you have registered your number on the National DNCL.
The 8 most sophisticated phone scams right now the average person falls for. Caralynn Lippo.. According to a 2018 report by The New York Times, the issue is only getting worse.
Telephone, internet, mail or other type of scam If you have been the target of a telephone, internet, mail or other type of scam and unwittingly provided personal or financial information, contact the Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre: by telephone at 1-888-495-8501 or.
You’d be forgiven if you’ve never heard of a phone “port-out” scam, because up until recently it wasn’t really a widely talked about issue. But it’s gotten serious enough that T-Mobile is sending warnings to many of its customers. Here’s a closer look at what this is and how to protect yourself from it.
FRAUDSTERS promising people big winnings from the Canadian lottery are targeting residents in West Oxfordshire. The latest phone scam to hit the area has been raised by James Day, 73, from Witney.
As noted on Krebs on Security, there’s a new phishing scam wherein scammers are able to spoof a legitimate phone call from Apple, thus increasing the odds that victims will hand over sensitive.