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Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre

Site: No physical location

Record #: CWD6893
Last Modified: 11 Jan 2021
Last Full Update: 11 Jan 2021


Address & Map
North Bay, ON
Mailing Address PO Box 686 
North Bay, ON P1B 8J8
Physical Access Not Applicable


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

Legal Status (40) Federal Government
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

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