Monthly Summary Report - November 2015

Mass Marketing Fraud

November 2015
Total Complaints Victims Dollar Loss
Canadian Complainants 4,839 1,075 $3,155,682.83
U.S. Complainants 51 9 $18,578.49
Other Country Complainants 25 6 $2,357,431.85
Total Number of Complainants 4,915 1,090 $5,531,693.17

January 1 to November 30, 2015
Total Complaints Victims Dollar Loss
Canadian Complainants 50,360 13,252 $55,528,884.50
U.S. Complainants 786 339 $2,087,132.78
Other Country Complainants 239 126 $3,765,444.22
Total Number of Complainants 51,385 13,717 $61,381,461.50

January 1 to December 31, 2014
Total Complaints Victims Dollar Loss
Canadian Complainants 42,847 15,421 $70,818,084.56
U.S. Complainants 931 601 $3,343,661.86
Other Country Complainants 258 211 $1,018,655.22
Total Number of Complainants 44,036 16,233 $75,180,401.64

January 1 to December 31, 2013
Total Complaints Victims Dollar Loss
Canadian Complainants 44,836 13,395 $54,232,996.71
U.S. Complainants 1,362 795 $4,908,113.23
Other Country Complainants 268 213 $1,157,822.87
Total Number of Complainants 46,466 14,403 $60,298,932.81

Identity Fraud & Identity Theft

November 2015
ID Theft ID Fraud ID Fraud Dollar Loss
Canadian Complainants 677 1,563 $436,964.22
U.S. Complainants 5 1 $0.00
Other Country Complainants 2 0 $0.00
Total Number of Complainants 684 1,564 $436,964.22

January 1 to November 30, 2015
ID Theft ID Fraud ID Fraud Dollar Loss
Canadian Complainants 8,414 17,113 $10,705,681.41
U.S. Complainants 30 15 $30,151.00
Other Country Complainants 21 12 $17,808.00
Total Number of Complainants 8,465 17,140 $10,753,640.41

January 1 to December 31, 2014
ID Theft ID Fraud ID Fraud Dollar Loss
Canadian Complainants 7,016 20,625 $10,498,048.08
U.S. Complainants 29 20 $76,170.65
Other Country Complainants 17 15 $75,380.13
Total Number of Complainants 7,062 20,660 $10,649,598.86

January 1 to December 31, 2013
ID Theft* ID Fraud ID Fraud Dollar Loss
Canadian Complainants 6,316 19,508 $11,118,066.51
U.S. Complainants 24 20 $24,759.83
Other Country Complainants 13 10 $4,800.00
Total Number of Complainants 6,353 19,538 $11,147,626.34

Due to our daily updates on the CAFC database, current year statistics are recalculated from January 1 to the current month. For previous years, the statistics are recalculated from January 1 to December 31.

* ID Fraud and ID Theft statistics presented have changed from prior versions of this report as of October-2010. These changes were implemented as a result of the new Identity Theft legislation.

It is estimated that the total number of complaints, victims and dollar loss presented in this report represents less than 5% of the total number of actual victims.

Statistics compiled 01-Dec-2015.

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