Home

Welcome to the CAFC website

The Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre (CAFC) is the central agency in Canada that collects information and criminal intelligence on such matters as mass marketing fraud (e.g., telemarketing), advance fee fraud (e.g., West African letters), Internet fraud and identification theft complaints.

CAFC logo

October: Cyber Security Awareness Month

October is Cyber Security Awareness Month, and while Canadians continue to fall victim to a number of online scams, the Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre remains dedicated to assisting in the prevention and fight against Cybercrime.

Recent fraudulent activities

SIM card swap scam

Fraudsters are using SIM swapping and phone number porting to gain access to your email, social media and financial accounts

Phone Verification Authentication scams

Be cautious of who you receive verification codes from on your cell phone

Grant scams

Guaranteed free money sounds like a guaranteed scam

Card-not-present fraud

CNP orders can put your business at risk

Date modified: