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Fraud prevention centre

Every year, tens of thousands of Canadians fall victim to fraud. Protecting our members is a priority and the first step to keeping that promise is providing the information, education, and methods that members can use to protect yourself and to spot and stop fraud in its tracks. Remember that fraud can happen anytime, anywhere, to anyone—including you.

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Protect yourself

Learn about fraud and how to safely carry out your day-to-day activities in today’s digital world.

Learn how to stay safe
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Spot the scam

Discover more about fraud scams and how to spot and stop fraud before it happens to you.

Become scam savvy

Did you know? 

The Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre (CAFC) is Canada’s central source for information on fraud. In partnership with the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP), the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) and the Competition Bureau, the CAFC provides news, information, and resources, for citizens and businesses in Canada to report fraud. 

In 2021, the CAFC reported that Canadians lost almost $380 million to scams and fraud — a 130% increase from the previous year. 

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Report fraud

You’re not alone. Whether you’ve fallen victim to fraud or have received a suspicious email or text, your first step is to report it.
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Fraud resources

Stay up to date with fraud resources including a glossary of terms, helpful links, and the latest from the CAFC.
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Your privacy

We invest considerable resources to protect your privacy, secure your information, and safeguard you from fraud.
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