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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.

Agencies that work to prevent fraud

Canada's anti-spam legislation (CASL)

CASL protects consumers and businesses from the misuse of digital technology, including spam and other electronic threats.
Learn more about CASL legislation

Competition Bureau of Canada

Visit the Government of Canada's website to learn about the different types of scams.
Learn about common scams

Office of Consumer Affairs (OCA)

The OCA's website has plenty of great resources about online security, identity theft, and fraud.
Visit the OCA website

Resources to help educate you about fraud

Follow the Canadian Anti Fraud Centre on social media

You can follow the CAFC on Facebook for the latest scam updates.
Follow the CAFC Facebook page

Get Cyber Safe

Get Cyber Safe is a public awareness campaign to inform Canadians about protecting themselves online.
Learn about the campaign

Get Cyber Safe Business Guide

Read the Government of Canada's guide for small and medium businesses to stay protected.
Explore the guide

The Little Black Book of Scams

This book outlines common scams, and lists the contact information of fraud-fighting agencies that are there to help.
Read the full publication

Get your credit report

Contact Equifax Canada at 1.800.465.7166 (credit file disclosure), and TransUnion Canada at 1.800.663.9980 (consumer disclosure).
See something suspicious? Here's how to report it

View the CRA's list of registered charities

Protect yourself from charity fraud by confirming whether or not a charity is registered before making a donation.
View the charity list

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