Fraud Alerts

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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March is Fraud Prevention Month

As we approach one year since COVID-19 restrictions began, most of us are spending more time and money online.  Fraudsters are taking advantage of this and using it as an opportunity to try to scam more and more people through a variety of methods.  The Barrie Police...

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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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