March is Fraud Prevention Month and throughout the month we’ll be sharing Fraud Alerts and additional information on how to recognize, reject and report fraud. Visit www.barriepolice.ca/Fraud-Prevention for more information. In 2022, the CAFC received fraud reports...
As the holidays approach, Barrie Police are reminding the public that fraudsters will use any opportunity – even the festive season – to take advantage of others. At this time of year, grandparents might expect a call from a grandchild they haven’t seen in a while,...
The Barrie Police Service Fraud Unit has received reports recently from businesses in the Barrie area reporting that they have been targeted by fraudsters claiming to be from Alectra Utilities. The caller claims that they are from Alectra and that the victim’s hydro...
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 have lost money through fraud, you can call the Barrie Police Service Fraud Unit at 705-725-7025, or report the fraud online.
If you want to report an attempted 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