Scam alert - CRA e-transfers scam

Monday, January 13, 2020

Please be aware of an ongoing email scam targeting students. The fraudsters claim that the recipient overpaid tax in 2019 and request the recipient to start a claim to receive an e-transfer. 

What you need to know: 

  • Canada Revenue Agency will not email you a link asking you to fill in an online form with personal or financial details.
  • Canadian Revenue Agency will not send you an email with a link to your refund.
  • It is important not to respond to the sender or click on the link.

What to do: