Taxpayers should be vigilant when they receive, either by telephone, mail, text message or email, a fraudulent communication that claims to be from the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) requesting personal information such as a social insurance number, credit card number, bank account number, or passport number.
Visit the CRA website to find out more about:
- how to recognize a scam
- how to protect yourself from identity theft
- who to contact if you believe you have been a victim of fraud