Protect yourself from fraud

It has come to the Parole Board of Canada (PBC)'s attention that certain false and misleading information is circulating on the Internet about the record suspension application process.

It has also come to our attention that some companies are using symbols and visuals on their websites and marketing materials similar to the Government of Canada's and/or making misleading claims and guarantees, both of which are causing confusion for applicants.

misused Canada wordmark with the Flag icon removed
misused maple leaf icon and the words 'Parole Board of Canada'

Examples of fraudulent websites:

If you suspect that you have been the victim of false or misleading representations

For more information on how to protect yourself from fraud, or to report a suspected fraudulent activity, contact the Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre (CAFC) at:

Tel.: 1-888-495-8501 (toll-free)

Website: Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre (


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