The city is reminding people it never requests or collects credit card, bank account or any sort of personal information from customers over the phone, text or email.
The City of Saskatoon says scammers are at it again — this time making calls claiming there is a green cart rebate program.
The city says scammers are calling people and pretending to be city workers and asking people if they’ve received a rebate cheque from the green cart program, in order to gain personal information.
Scammers can then use the information to steal identities or money.
The city never requests or collects credit card or bank account numbers or any sort of personal information from customers over the phone, text or email.
It typically uses application forms to collect for the green cart program.
People who have received a call from the scammers are encouraged to call police and report it.
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