Following up on the heels of the Rogers Outage scam is the upcoming payment from ICBC that people may be entitled to. However, don’t fall for the fake emails or texts on your phone, the legitimate refund will notify you most likely with a letter, as most ICBC correspondence does. Don’t click on these links!
I think it bears repeating, do not click on any link sent to you by text message or email from Rogers claiming to credit you for the recent Canada-wide outage. You may not even be with Rogers – scammers don’t know this information so people on other networks still click to see if they can get money.
If and when Rogers does so, any legitimate refund will come in the form of an automatic credit on your statement. You won’t have to click on anything to receive it. Here’s an example of a fake message: