The Town of Sidney is warning the public of a scam that sees fraudsters mimic a municipal phone number and an automated message about unpaid phone bills.
The municipality said in a tweet that it does not make these types of calls. “Please report all scam calls to (Sidney/North Saanich RCMP)’s non-emergency line” at 250-656-3931.
Scam Alert! We were told of a scam call mimicking a Town of Sidney phone# & an automated message re: unpaid bills. We do not make these types of calls. If you're suspicious of a call, hang up. Please report all scam calls to the Sidney/NS RCMP’s non-emergency line: 250-656-3931. pic.twitter.com/ZNLm1vkJJC
— Town of Sidney (@townofsidneybc) May 4, 2021
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