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March is Fraud Prevention Month in Canada and OPP Detective Sergeant John Armit of the OPP’s Anti-Rackets Branch, currently deployed to the Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre (CAFC), joins to the 10-5 Podcast with tips and information for our members and the public.

Topics include information on the CAFC and this year’s Fraud Prevention Month theme, top fraud trends, steps to assist victims of cyber-enabled fraud mitigate losses and help protect their identity information, the challenges of cyber-enabled fraud investigations, prevention efforts by the OPP and CAFC, and the CAFC’s Fraud Prevention Checklist.

For additional information, please visit the CAFC website

To report a fraud to the CAFC, please visit the Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre website or contact them by phone at 1-888-495-8501.

Follow the CAFC on social media:

To sign up for CAFC bulletins, media releases or advisories, please email

Equifax can be reached through their website or by phone at 1-800-465-7166.

TransUnion Canada can be reached through their website or by phone at 1-800-663-9980.

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