Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre

Site: No physical location

Description
Description (Service) Assists anyone who feels they have been the victim of consumer fraud or identity theft by telemarketers, email, fax, phone, or businesses. 
 
Services include: 
  • 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 
  • Do not give money or give a caller your credit card number
 
 
Note: Law enforcement agencies are warning the public to be aware of the "Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) Scam" which is currently on the rise in Canada. These telephone scams involve threatening taxpayers or using aggressive and forceful language to scare them into paying fictitious debts to the CRA. If someone receives such a call, they should hang up and report it to the Canadian Anti -Fraud Centre. For more information on telephone scams involving the CRA, visit their website
Service Details
Hours Mon-Fri 9 am-4:45 pm 
 
Online services: Mon-Sun 24 hours
Areas Served Canada ; North America ; Outside North America ; USA
Eligibility No restrictions
Application Call or visit the website
Languages English ; French
Fees None
Address and Location
Located In Community North Bay
Address & Map
North Bay, ON
Physical Access Not Applicable
Contact Information
Toll Free Phone 1-888-495-8501
Fax 1-888-654-9426
Website www.antifraudcentre.ca
Social Media Facebook Facebook: facebook.com/pages/Canadian-Anti-Fraud-Centre-Centre-antifraude-du-Canada/nti-Fraud-Centre-Centre-antifraude-du-Canada/143784455661162?ref=ts
Mailing Address PO Box 686 
North Bay, ON P1B 8J8