Welcome to FINTRAC


The Financial Transactions and Reports Analysis Centre of Canada (FINTRAC) is Canada's financial intelligence unit. Its mandate is to facilitate the detection, prevention and deterrence of money laundering and the financing of terrorist activities, while ensuring the protection of personal information under its control.

Fraud alert – Misrepresentation and false communications

FINTRAC has occasionally been misrepresented by individuals that claim to speak on its behalf. These false communications take a variety of forms: fraudulent letters, e-mails, social media accounts and faxed documents.

FINTRAC would like to clarify that:

It is also possible to communicate information regarding fraud to the Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre (CAFC). The Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre also has up-to-date information on the latest fraudulent schemes.

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