CASL enforcement – $40,000 penalty for sending phishing text messages

On October 30, 2023, the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission announced a notice of violation imposing a $40,000 penalty on a Quebec resident for conducting a high-volume phishing campaign in violation of Canada’s Anti-Spam Legislation (commonly known as CASL). The notice of violation is the first published CASL enforcement action in 2023.

Read Bradley Freedman’s article available on BLG’s website.

This content has been updated on May 2, 2024 at 12 h 33 min.