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Thursday, November 29, 2018, 1 p.m.
#Fraudchat: Tax Scams

Broadcast time: 07:00
Thursday, November 29, 2018

Financial Crimes

The Toronto Police Service – Financial Crimes Unit would like to warn the public about the ongoing Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) telephone scam. Today with modern technology there are more sophisticated organized crime groups that can be hard to detect.

On Thursday, November 29, 2018, at 1 p.m., we will be joined by our special guests, the Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre to answer questions regarding Tax Scams. Members of the public can follow Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre by using the hashtags @canantifraud on Twitter.

To follow #fraudchat, members of the public simply need to log on to Twitter from 1 p.m., to 2 p.m. EST and follow the #Fraudchat hashtag. An application such as “Tweetdeck,” allows users to separately view tweets containing this hashtag, is also helpful in following the chat.

About #Fraudchat

#Fraudchat is a one hour Twitter chat launched in November 2012, this program seeks to educate and exchange ideas with the public about financial crimes and fraud. The moderators for this program are Detective Gail Regan @ReganFCU and D/C Diane Kelly @DKellyFCU of the Financial Crimes Unit.

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Constable Caroline de Kloet, Corporate Communications, for Detective Constable Diane Kelly, Financial Crimes Unit