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The Ottawa Police Organized Fraud Section focuses on investigating fraud matters and trends that can be linked, tracked and documented such as:

  • Fraud Against Seniors
  • Counterfeit Fraud (Currency and other documents)
  • Credit Cards and Debit Card Fraud,
  • Cheque Fraud
  • Social Assistance (Welfare) Fraud
  • Computer Fraud
  • Identity Theft
  • Corporate Fraud

The section focuses on fraud crime reduction through various proactive crime prevention strategies including: targeting organized crime groups, education, training and public outreach.

The Ottawa Police does not take reports via email. If you wish to file a report, you must call 613-236-1222 ext 7300.