OTTAWA, November 14, 2007 — The Financial Consumer Agency of Canada (FCAC) is warning Canadian financial institutions and consumers about a fraudulent “phishing” e-mail crafted to look like a message sent by the Agency.
Several Canadian financial institutions have received a fraudulent
FCAC is advising anyone who may have received such an
Individuals should report suspect
To contact FCAC or lodge a complaint with the Agency, visit the official Web site at www.fcac.gc.ca or call FCAC’s Consumer Contact Centre at
FCAC ensures compliance with the consumer protection laws and monitors codes of conduct and public commitments that apply to banks and federally incorporated trust, loan and insurance companies. FCAC also provides consumers with accurate, objective information about financial products and services, and informs Canadians of their rights and responsibilities when dealing with federally regulated financial institutions.
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|John Kane |
Manager, External Communications
|Martine Bélanger |