Charlottetown Police Services is warning of a scam relating to heating assistance rebates.
We have received some reports of people receiving text messages from a number claiming to be associated to collecting heating assistance rebate. The actual text message from the scammer is shown below.
Do not reply or click on any links if present, simply delete the message and block the number. Please share this scam information with friends and family to further reduce the number of potential victims.
If you are seeking assistance with any type of government programs, go to the Provincial website and follow that process. The government will not solicit program participation via text messages.