Over the last year large volume of Ontario residents started receiving calls perpetuating to be from CRA, where scammers play a recorded message stating that this person has violated the law and they should immediately contact them back on the provided number to avoid prosecution. After the victim makes a call back an "agent" asks to immediately pay a "fine" using Bitcoin through one of the available Bitcoin ATM machines.
We want to inform you that CRA doesn't accept Bitcoin and any such call is a scam. Please only ever send Bitcoins to your own wallet, never a 3rd party.
In order to try protect our clients from scams of such nature we're implementing a set of preventative measures: