According the Durham Regional Police, people are still being caught by the iTunes gift card scam.
680 News says there are several telephone scams where people are coaxed into making payments by being threatened with jail time. These frauds have been dubbed the Canada Revenue Agency scam, the grandparent scam and the immigration scam.
The reports further state that individuals are called by scam artists claiming to be from the Canada Revenue Agency who attempts to convince victims to pay debts through iTunes gift cards.
People are reminded to ask for identification from anyone asking them to send money and that legitimate agencies will never ask for payment through iTunes or gift cards of any kind.
Retailers are encouraged to report any suspicious activity.
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