March is Fraud Awareness Month

Crime Reporting- Frauds and Scams

It’s normal to feel embarrassed if you’ve become a victim of a fraud or scam. You can help stop the con artist from scamming other people by reporting what’s happened to you to a police officer or other trusted professional. The following is a list of organizations that can help:

If you are worried about your safety or the safety of another person, call 911.

 

To report a crime, contact:

Winnipeg Police Service
Emergency: 911
Non-Emergency: 204-986-6222

RCMP
Emergency: 911
Non-Emergency: Contact your local RCMP detachment

Brandon Police Service
Emergency: 911
Non-Emergency: 204-729-2345

Manitoba Consumer Protection Office – Hears, mediates and investigates consumer related complaint
Phone: 204-945-3800
Toll-Free: 1-800-782-0067
Email: consumers@gov.mb.ca
Website: www.gov.mb.ca/cca/cpo

Manitoba Securities Commission – Investigates complaints of unfair treatment by investment advisors
Phone: 204-945-2548
Email: securities@gov.mb.ca
Website: www.msc.gov.mb.ca

Phonebusters – Offer education and support to victims of consumer fraud
Toll-Free: 1-888-495-8501