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Fraudulent calls from the Nunavut Court System

22 July 2019

Public Service Announcement

Fraudulent calls from the Nunavut Court System

There have been recent reports of phone calls that appear to be from the Department of Justice, Nunavut or the Nunavut Court of Justice requesting that the receiver provide their social insurance number.

The Nunavut Court of Justice and the Department of Justice did not place these calls.
If you have received a suspicious phone call and wish to report it, contact the Canadian anti-Fraud Centre which is responsible for dealing with fraudulent phone calls. The

Centre can be reached by phone at 1(888) 495-8501, or electronically through the Fraud Reporting System, https://www.services.rcmp-grc.gc.ca/chooser-eng.html?ipeReferer=CAFCFRS .

Additional information on how to protect yourself and others from fraud is available on the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission’s website: https://crtc.gc.ca/eng/phone/telemarketing/fraud.htm

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Media Contact:

Matilda Madekufamba
Senior Policy Analyst
Department of Justice
867-975-6325
mmadekufamba@gov.nu.ca