Mark Gerretsen

Your member of parliament for


Kingston and the Islands

Mark Gerretsen

Your member of parliament for


Kingston and the Islands

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Protect Yourself Against Fraud

Fraudulent emails and phone calls have been reported in Kingston.

Callers have claimed to be from Canada Revenue Agency, Immigration Refugee and Citizenship Canada, and Passport Canada.

If you receive a suspicious call, hang up immediately and contact the local police. Please also report the incident to the Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre at 1-888-495-8501

SOME TIPS TO PROTECT YOURSELF:

  • Always keep your access codes, passwords, and PINs secret
  • Protect your Social Insurance Number – do not provide it to anyone unless you are certain that they are entitled to know it
  • Shred unwanted documents before throwing them away
  • Be wary of links in your emails – do not click on a link that you think may be suspicious
  • Confirm the “From” address of an email you receive. It if looks suspicious, do not click any links
  • The CRA will not ask you to provide personal information by email or text