Our call centre is closed and our offices are currently operating at a reduced capacity, due to the evolving COVID-19 situation.
If you have been a victim of fraud, please contact your local police. Otherwise, please file your report online through our Fraud Reporting System. We will do our best to respond. Take time to reference our website to learn about the various scams affecting Canadians and be extra vigilant.
We apologize for any inconvenience this situation may cause.
The Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre Team
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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