District of Mission warning residents about scammers claiming they need to check furnaces, filters, hot water tanks, or air quality. / Submitted Photo

District of Mission issues warning about potential scam

People going door to door claiming to be authorized by the district to check furnaces, filters

The District of Mission has received reports from residents of a potential scam within Mission.

The reports indicate that people are going door to door claiming to be authorized by the district and are seeking entry into homes to check furnaces, filters, hot water tanks, or air quality.

According to a press release, the District of Mission has not authorized any individuals to act on its behalf and recommends that residents call the Mission RCMP non-emergency line at 604-826-7161 if approached at home by these individuals claiming any authority or relationship with the municipality.

“The District of Mission does not do door-to-door inspections of furnaces or water heaters, and thanks the public who have called to alert us to this issue,” the press release states.

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