Warning issued about car insurance phone scam

Staff ~ The Amherst News
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FREDERICTON - A new phone scam is making the rounds across New Brunswick.
The provincial chapter of the Insurance Brokers Association says con artists have been calling people to tell them their auto insurance has expired.
The scammers then request a credit card number so a payment can be made.
Association president Steven White says insurance agencies from across New Brunswick have received reports about this scam.
He says this type of call is never done from call centres.

Organizations: Insurance Brokers Association

Geographic location: New Brunswick, FREDERICTON

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Recent comments

  • Sampson
    August 06, 2013 - 17:50

    Auto insurance in Calgary really knows how to set you up with a sweet deal.

  • Aryastark
    April 23, 2013 - 22:55

    Man, that's kind of scary. I actually just got a call from calgary insurance saying that they wanted to renew my policy! Thankfully I missed the call and called them back and went through the prompts, so I felt better about paying over the phone.