Beware of Phishing Scam posing as Government of Canada

Subject Line:  You have received a fine

We have had users receive an email with the Government of Canada Letterhead.  Identifying a crime please delete this email it is a phishing attempt.  

The email content begins as follows: 

Speed Mulct Notice

According to Section 1 of the Road Traffic Offenders Act 1988. We hereby advise you that it is intended to take proceedings against the driver of car.

Specification of the crime

  • Date: June 22, 2017

  • Speeding Camera ID: 3DE42

  • Offence: EXCEED 30 MPH SPEED LIMIT

  • Vehicle Speed: 74

We have photographic data that the driver of auto failed to obey with a speed limit at the date, time and location.

IT Services has blocked this at the firewall.