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Scam asking residents to pay County taxes via e-transfer

Residents advised to call the RCMP if approached by tax-grabbing frauds.
Foothills County warning residents of scam asking for taxes to be paid by e-transfer.

Foothills County residents should be on the alert for a scam asking them to pay their taxes via e-transfer.

County CAO Harry Riva Cambrin informed councillors at the Sept. 11 meeting that a resident had received an e-mail from someone impersonating the County and demanding tax payment via e-transfer.

Foothills County does not request or accept e-transfers as a form of payment for taxes.

Anyone who believes they are a victim of a fraud or scam are asked to contact the RCMP.

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Annual property taxes for Foothills County residents are due Sept. 30.


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