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Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre

The Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre (CAFC) is the central agency in Canada that collects information and criminal intelligence on mass marketing fraud (telemarketing), advance fee fraud letters (e.g. West African), internet fraud and I.D theft complaints.

Fraudulent use of Royal Canadian Mounted Police Letterhead

This bulletin was prepared to provide an overview of a recent report involving the fraudulent use of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) name in the targeting of a mass marketing fraud victim.

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How do I Report Fraud?

If you suspect that you may be a target of fraud, or if you have already sent funds, don't be embarrassed - you're not alone. If you want to report a fraud, or if you need more information, contact The Canadian Anti- Fraud Centre

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Theme of the Month

Tax Scams

North BAY April 1st, 2015 - This bulletin was prepared to provide an overview of common tax scams and new twists that consumers should be aware of and to provide a list of warnings to help consumers and businesses protect themselves. Read more Tax Scams

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  • Scams Targeting Businesses

    North BAY March 23, 2015 - March is Fraud Prevention Month. The Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre (CAFC) wants to highlight several scams that businesses need to be on the lookout for. No matter the size of the business, it is important that all levels of staff be aware of these prevalent scams. Read moreScams Targeting Businesses

    Scams Targeting Seniors

    North BAY March 16, 2015 - March is Fraud Prevention Month. The Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre (CAFC) wants to highlight several scams that seniors need to be on the lookout for. Read moreScams Targeting Seniors

    Scams Targeting Students

    North BAY March 9, 2015 - March is Fraud Prevention Month. The Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre (CAFC) wants to highlight several scams that students need to be on the lookout for. Read moreScams Targeting Students

    Vacation Scams

    North BAY March 2, 2015 - March is Fraud Awareness Month. The Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre (CAFC) wants to warn consumers and businesses to be on the lookout for a variety of vacation scams. Read moreVacation Scams