Fraud Alerts

Tips for Spotting Property Frauds

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...

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Fraud Prevention Month draws to a close

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...

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Fraud Prevention Seminar

Join our Crime Prevention Unit for an information session on common frauds and scams.  Learn how to keep yourself, your family, and your money safe. Date: Monday, March 22, 2021 Time: 1:30 p.m. or 7:00 p.m. To register: Contact [email protected] 

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Reporting Fraud

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.

By phone:
1-888-495-8501
9a.m. – 4:45 p.m., M-F
Eastern Time

Online:
CAFC Fraud Reporting System

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