Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre

Site: North Bay National Office - No Physical Address

Record #: OAK0428
Last Full Update: 30 Aug 2023

Contact Information

Toll Free Phone Fraud Reporting Line 1-888-495-8501
Fax 1-888-654-9426
Social Media Facebook Facebook, Twitter Twitter

Site Information

Located In Community North Bay
Address & Map
North Bay, ON
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Physical Access Not Applicable - No physical address

Agency Information

Description (Agency)

The central fraud repository in Canada that collects information and criminal intelligence on fraud schemes, referred to as mass marketing fraud, that target mass victims. Examples include advance fee fraud, job scams, lottery scams, emergency scams, false charities, and identity crime. Complaints are received from Canadian consumers and / or victims and others where there is a connection to Canada. 
Jointly managed by the Royal Canadian Mounted Police, the Competition Bureau Canada and the Ontario Provincial Police

Legal Status (40) Federal Government
Funding Federal

Description and Service Details

Description (Service)
  • Provides information on frauds and scams and consumer protection
  • Centralizes complaints regarding identity theft, fraud and scams through phone, fax, internet or mail complaint
  • Educates the public about specific fraudulent telemarketing pitches and deceptive marketing practices
  • Shares information with law enforcement agencies regarding frauds
  • Prosecutes key individuals and companies involved in telemarketing fraud and misleading advertising
  • Jointly managed by the RCMP, the Competition Bureau and the OPP
  • Mon-Fri 9 am-4:45 pm
  • Online services available Mon-Sun 24 hours
Areas Served Ontario
Eligibility No restrictions

Call or submit the online form to report an incident

Languages English ; French
Fees None

Categories and Classification

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