TD Canada scam targets some residents in Mississauga and Brampton » Scammer News


Published April 9, 2022 at 6:51 pm

A new text scam that’s currently targeting local residents could be trying to steal your banking information.

The scam purports to be from TD Canada Trust, asking you to verify a banking transaction associated with your number.

The message prompts you to reply in order to view the transaction.

It looks like this (recipient’s phone number blacked out):

The message is a scam and residents are advised not to give away any personal information or banking details to unverified people or groups.

TD calls messages like this “smishing” — a combination of “Short Message Service” (i.e. a text message) and the word “phishing”.

The bank says to watch out for messages that may include what looks like a legitimate website address and asks you enter several pieces of your personal financial information, such as your credit/debit card number, CVV code (on the back of your credit…

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