Scams can touch anyone, anywhere, at any time.
If you or a family member have been contacted by a scammer, report it to us — even if you didn't give them any money.
If you or a family member did lose money, please contact your local police as well.
Reporting to the Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre
- By phone:
- 1-888-495-8501 (toll free)
We answer calls Monday to Friday, from 10 am to 4:45 pm, eastern time.
- Fraud Reporting System
You can log into the tool using either:
- GC Key (user ID/password)
- Sign-In Partners (banking credentials)
Learn more about the secure sign-in methods.
Tips for reporting online
The system will log you out if there is no activity for 20 consecutive minutes. If this happens, you won't be able to complete your report. You'll need to start over or call our toll-free line to report (1-888-495-8501).
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