Fraud and scams

Scammers target both consumers and businesses. The best way to avoid becoming a victim is to be informed and alert. Get to know the different types of scams and always report fraud.


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Tips and advice

Common scams targeting consumers and businesses and how to report fraud

Scams that target consumers

Protect yourself from common consumer fraud tactics

Protect your business from fraud

Protect your business by getting to know different types of common scams

How to report fraud and scams

Learn how to report scammers and help law enforcement put a stop to fraud

Test your knowledge of fraud

Take this informative quiz to test your knowledge of fraud and scams

Join the Fraud Prevention Forum

Member organizations committed to fighting fraud aimed at consumers and businesses

Fraud Prevention Month

Learn about this annual campaign that helps Canadians recognize, reject and report fraud

Common scams and deceptive practices and how to avoid them

Check out these articles and alerts to learn how to avoid becoming a victim of fraud

Sweepstakes refunds for Canadian victims

Learn about the refund for victims of the deceptive sweepstakes operated by Next-Gen