Report fraud and cybercrime

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Scams and cybercrimes can happen to anyone, anywhere, at any time.

If you have been a victim of a scam, fraud or cybercrime, please contact your local police as soon as possible.

It is also recommended that you report the instance of a scam, fraud or cybercrime, whether you are a victim or not, to the CAFC.

Remember: It's the role of your local police to investigate. The CAFC assists law enforcement through maintaining a central repository of information to assist with investigations. Learn more about the CAFC.

Reporting to the Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre

You can log into the Online Reporting System tool using either:

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).

Toll free: 1-888-495-8501

We answer calls Monday to Friday, from 9 am to 4:45 pm (Eastern time) and close on holidays.

Why you should report fraud and cybercrime

In order for law enforcement to combat fraud and cybercrime, it is essential that those who experience, or fall victim, report it to local police and the CAFC. Local police are positioned to investigate the incident and the CAFC supports law enforcement by sharing information collected through the reports.

Reasons to report to the CAFC:

Coming soon: new cybercrime and fraud reporting system

Learn more about the new national cybercrime and fraud reporting system being developed by the CAFC and the NC3.

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