Don’t send a deposit without seeing/visiting the property The biggest flag is a request to send a deposit without seeing the place you are going to be living in. Even during covid, there are safe ways to visit a prospective rental property – which is still allowed...
As Fraud Prevention Month wraps up, the Barrie Police Service reminds you to take time to carefully consider any requests, offers or threats you receive that try to obtain money, BitCoin or gift cards. To help protect yourself from experiencing fraud, familiarize...
If you suspect you may be a target of fraud, or if you have already sent funds, don’t be embarrassed – you’re not alone.
If you want to report a fraud, or if you need more information, contact The Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre.
9a.m. – 4:45 p.m., M-F
CAFC Fraud Reporting System