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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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How can I recognize a scam?

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Theme of the Month

Fraud Awareness

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 moreUtility Scams

Headlines

  • Romance Scams

    North BAY February, 2015 - This bulletin was prepared to provide an overview of the Romance scam and to provide a list of warning signs to help consumers protect themselves. Read moreUtility Scams

  • Utility Scams

    North BAY January, 2015 - This bulletin was prepared to warn consumers and businesses about calls impersonating utility companies claiming to be collecting payment for overdue bills. Read moreUtility Scams

  • Money Mules

    North BAY November, 2014 - This bulletin was prepared to provide an overview of Money Mules and to provide a list of warning signs to help avoid these scams. Read more

  • Wire Fraud

    NORTH BAY - October, 2014 - This bulletin was prepared to provide an overview of recent complaint trends involving various types of wire fraud. Read more Wire Fraud