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Kingston Police warn of a recent email and phone based scam

The following is a message from Kingston Police, warning of a new scam using both email and a telephone call to trick the public into downloading malware onto their systems: Thank you for calling—here’s some malware. Kingston Police is aware of a recent social engineering scam that utilizes real people

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Be aware of tax credit scams this tax season

Kingston Police have learned of an ongoing telephone campaign that claims to offer a rebate for the Ontario Carbon Tax Credit. With tax season upon us, Canadian consumers and businesses need to be on the lookout for false, deceptive and misleading marketing tied to tax incentives and credits being offered

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Police warn public of phone scammers posing as local repairmen

Reports of another new scam affecting members of the community have been increasing, according to Kingston Police. This latest scam appears to be perpetrated by scammers from outside of the area who are using Kingston area phone numbers to make it appear that the calls are being received from legitimate

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