Canada Revenue Agency: EMAIL FRAUD ALERT!

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The CRA is warning Canadians that fraudulent emails purporting to be from the Agency are currently circulating.

See examples of these scams and find out how you can protect yourself.

En français, exemples de courriels fraudeleux  et méfiez-vous

Please be aware that the CRA does not do the following:

  • The CRA will not request personal information of any kind from a taxpayer by email.
  • The CRA will not divulge taxpayer information to another person unless formal authorization is provided by the taxpayer.
  • The CRA will not leave any personal information on an answering machine.

If you have questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to contact my office, or if you have responded to a fraudulent communication and have become a victim of fraud, please contact the RCMP’s Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre by email at [email protected] or call 1-888-495-8501.

For more information about the Canada Revenue Agency, please visit