July 27, 2009 15:01 ET

Canada Post Warns Canadians About Fraud Scam

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - July 27, 2009) - Canada Post is warning Canadians to be aware of a recent scam in which some individuals are receiving a letter fraudulently using the Canada Post logo and identified as coming from Canada Post.

This letter is not from Canada Post and Canadians should not respond to this fraudulent solicitation.

The letter asks the receiver to secretly pose as a customer sending funds via MoneyGram to help determine the performance level of MoneyGram International service at Canada Post or Shoppers Drug Mart outlets.

Canada Post Security and Investigation Services are investigating this matter and have notified the proper law enforcement authorities.

If you have received one of these letters, please contact our Customer Service at: 1-800-267-1177.

For information about this and other fraud scams, visit

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