Preventing fraud

Telephone fraud is becoming harder to spot. Fraudsters pose as representatives of a trusted institution, such as banks, credit card companies or the government to try to get your personal information or steal your money. Learn how to keep safe by spotting the signs of a phone scam.
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What you need to know

Recognize the signs of telephone fraud

Know when we'll call you

Stay safe with our tips to stop telephone fraud

Notice anything suspicious? Let us know.

Contact us right away if you received a suspicious email or notice any unauthorized activity on your account.

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Report fraud when it happens and track the latest data on fraud happening in Canada.

Read about the latest news and trends in fraud awareness and prevention. 

Spot and avoid scams that could exploit your tax and personal information.