Spam Emails & Phishing Notice

Published: June 15, 2018

New emails using Payments Canada's name or brand are circulating to the Canadian public, inviting users to click a link in order to receive and accept an Interac e-transfer. Please know that Payments Canada has no connection to these emails and that they should be deleted right away. 


We wish to remind anyone who has received this message to NOT click or open any documents as these messages may contain viruses or result in a breach of privacy or fraudulent activity. Instead, please delete the email right away. 

If you have become a victim of this scam, please follow the six steps outlined by the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP)

Should you have any questions or further concerns please contact: the Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre