If I have not paid my fees, will you have me arrested or deported?
We would not use law enforcement agencies to arrest you for not paying fees. If someone threatens you with this, it is not a legitimate call.
If you think a call is suspicious, you should:
- ask for the name and number of the agent, and
- call the Call Centre to confirm the agent’s identity.
If you received a suspicious call, hang up immediately and:
- call your local police if you lost money.
- report the incident to the Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre.
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