Text messages are circulating saying recipients have received a deposit for the Canada Emergency Response Benefit (CERB). Beware it is a scam. Do not reply or click on the link, delete the text and warn others. It’s the latest attempt by unscrupulous fraudsters to get personal information and money by posing as the Canada Revenue Agency.
If you are applying for the CERB, make sure you have the right link or number. Here are the two ways to apply: By automated toll-free phone at 1-800-959-2019 or 1-800-959-2041