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Alert: Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA)
Potential Phone-Scam Fraud
The Canada Border Services Agency has recently learned that potential scam artists are contacting Canadian citizens claiming to be members of the CBSA Border Information Services. These individuals are requesting confidential personal information, as well as payments over the phone. The Canada Border Services Agency BIS is a call center for free information services as well as a request line for general inquiries in regards to procedures, programs and services. Citizens who are contacted by those claiming to represent BIS or CBSA officers requesting information should immediately call the Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre toll free at 1-888-495-8501.
CBSA Border Information Services would like to note that it does not make outbound calls