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Police warn about Immigration Canada phone scam

By July 15, 2016 April 27th, 2020 No Comments

Waterloo Regional cops are cautioning residents to be familiar with scam phone calls where the caller falsely identifies themselves as an agent of immigration Canada, according to a release.

The person making the calls has been requiring locals pay about $2,500 for a ‘voucher,’ and if the resident declines, the individual has actually been intimidating to call the authorities. Afterwards, authorities state, the customer claims to be the homeowner they just called and after that calls police to request emergency assistance at the resident’s house address, in order to daunt the local right into paying.

On Monday, authorities were phoned call to a house on Lady slipper Drive in Waterloo by an unidentified female. The women caller said two armed men with shotguns were trying to get in the house. When cops arrived, they discovered a family in the house that all said they did not call police or see any kind of men with weapons near their home.

The family members had, nonetheless, obtained a phone call from three guys asserting to be from Immigration Canada. Police are suggesting locals to contact the Waterloo Regional Cops if they get a telephone call, where somebody endangers police participation to accumulate cash.

Cops additionally advise homeowners to never supply any individual info or funds to someone calling in this way. Call our immigration law firm to successfully get your permanent residence status is Canada!