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Sask Power Warns of Text Scam

Sask Power Warns of Text Scam

Feb 13, 2024 | 9:07am
Sask Power is out with with a warning. People have been getting what appears to be a text message from Sask Power saying they have an overdue amount. The text goes on to suggest the power will be shut off in a few days if the money isn’t paid, and the “victim” is told to […]

Regina Police warning against COVID-19 scams

Mar 20, 2020 | 4:18am

The Regina Police is reminding people to be aware of fraudulent activity related to COVID-19. Around the province, there have been reports oof scammer posing as health care providers and other organizations who are using COVID-19 to try and obtain personal and financial information. There have been no reports of these scams happening locally, but […]

Be vigilant of scammers this tax season

Feb 27, 2020 | 3:45pm

The Regina Police Service is warning people of CRA scam attempts as tax season ramps up. While scams occur year-round, fraudsters who impersonate the Canada Revenue Agency or Service Canada, are taking advantage of the upcoming tax season to increase the number of potential victims through phone, texts, or emails. People have reported being contacted […]

Assiniboia RCMP are warning of phone scams

Feb 21, 2020 | 11:48am

Assiniboia RCMP are advising the general public that there has an increase in the number of phone scams in the area. Many of the scammers are trying to get personal information including banking information, birth dates, and SIN Numbers. Police are recommending that people be very cautious when releasing their personal information over the phone […]

SaskPower hit with the latest wave of scam calls

Dec 13, 2019 | 9:28am

SaskPower has been made aware of another phone scam. This time, scammers will phone SaskPower customers offering smart meters for $900. The scammer will also provide a callback number that will take customers to a menu that sounds similar to SaskPower’s. While SaskPower is installing 20,000 smart meters at businesses in Saskatchewan, they are free […]

Regina Police Service receiving complaints regarding SIN phone scam

Oct 19, 2019 | 2:00pm

A recent phone scam affecting the Regina area has come to the attention of the Regina Police Service. Police have received multiple complaints from people who have taken calls claiming their Social Insurance Numbers (SIN) have been compromised. The fraudster, who acts as a representative from the government, will then request the individual to confirm […]