SCAM ALERT: Halton Police Warn Residents of Fraud


If you have an e-mail address or plan on watching the World Cup, you'll want to read this.

Here's the deal.Halton police are warning of a scam involving the World Cup

E-mails are being sent out claiming you’ve won World Cup tickets or a lottery prize to attend a match in Russia.

But they’re just phishing e-mails from people looking to steal personal information, say police, who are also warning folks to beware of fake websites selling team apparel.

If you believe you've been a target or victim of fraud, report the incident by contacting Halton police and calling the Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre at 1-888-495-8501.

Visit the Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre for more information on how to protect yourself.

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