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28th September 2012

PwC Alerts Canadians About Consumer Research Scam

pwcEarlier this week, PwC learned that a number of individuals in cities across Canada received a letter by an entity claiming to be PwC Management Services LP. The individuals contacted have been presented with cheques — bearing PwC’s name — as compensation to act as a mystery shopper in a consumer research project.

 

This is a fraudulent scheme and PwC is in no way involved with having issued these letters or the accompanying cheques. The cheques are counterfeit and under no circumstances should the cheque be presented at a financial institution to be cashed.

PwC has contacted authorities with respect to this fraud and the cheques will not be honoured by PwC’s bank. Anyone who has responded to the letters and has been defrauded should report the incident to local authorities.

This entry was posted on Friday, September 28th, 2012 at 7:07 am and is filed under Business News, National News. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0 feed. You can leave a response, or trackback from your own site.
  1. Tami Quiring (@VillageGamer)
    12:08 am on September 28th, 2012

    .@PwC_Canada_LLP Alerts Canadians About Consumer Research Scam http://t.co/KQTbDGva

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