Canadian Policing Research Catalogue

Identity fraud in Canada.

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Canadian Policing Research Catalogue

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e-Books

Alternate Title

Fraude d’identité au Canada.

Authors

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Bibliography

Includes bibliographical references.

Description

1 online resource (ii, 25 pages)

Note

"RCMP Criminal Intelligence."
"July 2007."
"Unclassified."
Issued also in French under title: Fraude d’identité au Canada.

Summary

The following report is a national strategic intelligence assessment of identity fraud in Canada. It documents Canadian identity fraud investigations to identify the scope of the problem in Canada and to assess emerging and existing identity fraud trends. The RCMP Commercial Crime Branch (CCB) requested this strategic assessment due to limited, national documentation and analysis of Canadian police identity fraud investigations.

Subject

Online Access

Contents

Executive summary -- Introduction -- Identity fraud criminals in Canada -- Multiple criminal activities -- Technology -- Victims -- Geographic scope -- Identity fraud in public and private sectors -- Offences/convictions -- Phonebusters, the Canadian anti-fraud call centre -- Public awareness/education -- Conclusion -- Appendices.

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