On July 12, the Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre (CAFC) notified the public that they had received reports of phishing text messages which are part of a scam tied to the COVID-19 vaccine.
The texts claim they were sent by the Government of Canada. They go on to say that the recipient is eligible for money from a vaccine relief fund which can be claimed by clicking a link.
Yukoners used social media to warn others that they had received the scam texts.
“The goal is to steal your personal and/or financial information, which can be used for identity fraud. Don’t click the link and…