Protection from frauds and scams

Identity theft, types of fraud, counterfeit money and other threats or scams.


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Reporting fraud

What to do if you receive a suspicious phone call or email, or if you lose your ID or wallet.

Fraud prevention

How to recognize fraud and other common scams through victim stories and a fraud quiz.

Identity theft and identity fraud

Recognizing theft techniques, protecting your information and how to file a report.

Counterfeit money

How to recognize and report counterfeit money.

Credit card fraud

Recognizing, preventing and reporting credit card fraud.

Debit card fraud

Recognizing, preventing and reporting debit card fraud.

Real estate fraud

Recognizing, preventing and reporting real estate fraud.

Tax fraud

Recognizing and protecting yourself from scammers pretending to be from the Canada Revenue Agency.

Immigration and citizenship fraud

Preventing citizenship and immigration fraud or reporting those who commit it.

Online threats, scams and fraud

The types of online threats and how to protect yourself.

Protecting your financial information

Steps to take if your financial data has been hacked or breached.

Resolving an unauthorized transaction

The steps to take if you find a transaction that you did not make.

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