QR Code Scams

Released: November 20, 2023 at 1:53 p.m.

The Canadian Anti-fraud Centre is receiving reports of fraudsters using QR codes in various scams to steal your personal information/money. Similar to fraudulent links or URLs, QR codes can be inserted into emails and texts to direct potential victims to fraudulent or malicious websites.

Canadian Anti-fraud Centre website has more information on recent scams/ frauds and what you can do to protect yourself.

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