SCAM ALERT! If you get a text message saying you received a deposit for CERB - it is a scam! Do not reply or click on the link, delete the text and warn others.
The Government of Canada’s website is advising people to be aware of CERB scams at this time. If you receive a text message about a deposit for the Canada Emergency Response Benefit (CERB), it is a scam. Do not reply or click on the link, delete the text and warn others. More information from the Government of Canada.
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