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City issues warning about fundraising phone scam

Callers say they represent the City of Elliot Lake, soliciting donations for COVID-19 preparedness fund
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NEWS RELEASE
CITY OF ELLIOT LAKE
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Recently, the City has become aware of a telephone scam where a caller indicates they represent the City of Elliot Lake and are soliciting donations for a COVID-19 preparedness fund.

Residents are warned not to share personal information and that this is a fraudulent call. The City of Elliot Lake does not fundraise for municipal purposes by telephone or any means.

Anyone contacted can report the scam to the Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre at 1-888-495-8501 or visit their website.

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