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How do I report a scam or a fraud?

Immigration fraud

Call the Canadian Border Services Agency (CBSA) Border Watch Toll-free Line to report:

What you tell the tip line is confidential. You do not have to provide your name.

Citizenship fraud

Please send an email to report a person who:

Provide as much information as possible, such as:

The information you give will remain confidential. You do not have to provide your name.

An investigation officer will initiate the necessary verifications.

Telephone, internet, mail or other type of scam

If you have been the target of a telephone, internet, mail or other type of scam and unwittingly provided personal or financial information, contact the Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre:

If you are outside Canada, contact your local police detachment.

Find out more about protecting yourself from fraud.


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