Although we are currently in the midst unprecedented times in the Robson Valley, RCMP have already received calls in relation to COVID-19 frauds which include:
No such products have been approved. The unapproved drugs threaten public health and violate federal laws.
It is not illegal to wear a mask for health reasons.
The latest information on COVID-19 is available at: https://www.canada.ca/en/public-health/services/diseases/coronavirus-disease-covid-19.html
To confirm if a charity is registered: https://apps.cra-arc.gc.ca/ebci/hacc/srch/pub/dsplyBscSrch?request_locale=en
If you are unsure about an offer, remember IF IT SOUNDS TO GOOD TO BE TRUE IT PROBABLY IS -- hang-up, don’t click the link and contact the Canadian Anti-Fraud Center.
If you think you or someone you know has been a victim of fraud, please contact the Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre at 1-888-495-8501 or report online at: www.antifraudcentre.ca.