RCMP scam alert issued in area

DO NOT entertain or provide the caller any personal information. Hang up the phone.

Ladysmith RCMP is warning the public of the following threatening and fraudulent phone calls that are currently ongoing in our area and other areas of British Columbia. The Perpetrator states they represent Revenue Canada and insists you have not payed your taxes adding that as a result there is now a warrant out for your arrest. However the caller states if you pay money the warrant can be taken care of.

The perpetrator also will ask you for identification documents such as Social Insurance Number.

DO NOT entertain or provide the caller any personal information. Hang up the phone.

CALL Toll Free: 1-888-495-8501