Hydro-Québec points warning about fraudulent textual content messages – Montreal

Hydro-Québec is warning purchasers about fraudulent textual content messages.

The general public utility mentioned in a press release issued on Friday that the messages have been despatched to a “variety of prospects” within the firm’s title.

“In the event you obtain such a message, don’t click on on any hyperlinks it could include, since these typically result in a faux website online with the identical feel and appear as Hydro-Québec’s or to an Interac e-transfer web site,” it mentioned.

“In both case, be suggested that the message is fraudulent.”

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Hydro-Québec says it by no means communicates with prospects by textual content message.

Anybody who receives a textual content message mustn’t present a bank card quantity or any private data.

Those that clicked on a hyperlink or offered any private data ought to instantly contact their financial institution to shut their account and report any fraud to police.

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