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.

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Recent fraudulent activities

Holiday scams

Don’t get scammed shopping online during the holidays.

SIM card swap scam

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

Grant scams

Guaranteed free money sounds like a guaranteed scam

Card-not-present fraud

CNP orders can put your business at risk

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