Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre

Site: National Office - No Physical Address

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Names
Alternate Name Anti fraud ; Antifraud ; CAFC ; NPS
Former Name Phone Busters ; PhoneBusters National Call Centre ; PNCC ; Project Phonebusters
Location & Accessibility
Located In Community North Bay
Address & Map
North Bay, ON
 
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Mailing Address Box 686 
North Bay, ON P1B 8J8
Physical Access Not Applicable
Description and Services
Description (Service)
  • Provides information on frauds and scams and consumer protection 
  • Centralizes complaints regarding identity theft, fraud and scams through phone, fax, internet or mail complaint 
  • Educates the public about specific fraudulent telemarketing pitches and deceptive marketing practices 
  • Shares information with law enforcement agencies regarding frauds 
  • Prosecutes key individuals and companies involved in telemarketing fraud and misleading advertising 
  • Jointly managed by the RCMP, the Competition Bureau and the OPP
 
Do not give money or give a caller your credit card number 
 
Note: Law enforcement agencies are warning the public to be aware of the "Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) Scam" which is currently on the rise in Canada. These telephone scams involve threatening taxpayers or using aggressive and forceful language to scare them into paying fictitious debts to the CRA. If someone receives such a call, they should hang up and report it to the Canadian Anti -Fraud Centre. For more information on telephone scams involving the CRA, visit their website
Sup. Description Nipissing District
Hours Mon-Fri 10 am-4:45 pm
Areas Served Ontario
Eligibility No restrictions
Application Call or submit the online form to report an incident
Languages English ; French
Fees None
Service Categories Advertising Complaints ; Consumer Fraud Reporting ; Cybercrime Prevention ; Fraud Prevention ; Government Consumer Protection Agencies ; Identity Theft Reporting/Recovery Programs
Contact Information
Toll Free Phone 1-888-495-8501
Fax 1-888-654-9426
Website www.antifraudcentre-centreantifraude.ca
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Other Details
Established 1993
Funding Federal

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