CRA scams on the rise as tax season gets underway
Its tax season and the CRA wants people to be aware that the scammers are out there. Scammers posing as CRA officials use aggressive phone calls and emails in an attempt to get your personal information, something the CRA would not do. These scammers often target the elderly because they are easier targets. Scammers often operate from other countries making it hard to stop them. If you are contacted by anyone claiming to be from the he CRA, always double check by contacting the agency directly.