The City of White Rock has received reports of fraudulent telephone calls made to citizens from numbers “spoofing” (appearing as) City of White Rock numbers. Callers pose as City of White Rock staff and ask for personal financial information in a style similar to the CRA scam that is currently widespread.
A caller from the City of White Rock will not:
To report a scam, contact the Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre at 1-888-495-8501. The centre receives calls from Monday to Friday, 12:00 p.m. to 7:45 p.m., Pacific time.
If you are unsure if you are being scammed, before you give any information, call the White Rock RCMP non-emergency number at 778-545-4800 and an officer will conduct an assessment.
For more information about how to protect yourself from cyber fraud, visit GetCyberSafe.ca