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Financial Crimes

Financial Crimes (formerly Economic Crimes) Section reviews and evaluates all complaints of fraud, false pretences, credit card offences, counterfeiting crimes, identity theft and perjury, and assigns them for further investigation as required.

Financial Crimes Section is also responsible for:

  • Assisting both EPS members and external agencies in the investigation of fraud-related crime.
  • Communicating with external partners, credit card investigators, Canadian Bankers Association, Interac, RCMP Commercial Crime Section, other police agencies, Alberta Justice Special Prosecutions, Service Alberta, Alberta Securities Commission, Competition Bureau, Canada Border Services, Fintrac, Canada Post, US Postal Service, US Secret Service, Interpol, financial and business institutions, and others, to develop strategies to counteract fraud related crime.

If you've been a victim call the Edmonton Police Service immediately at 780-423-4567 or #377 from your mobile phone. If you're a victim of fraud, do not be afraid to come forward. You are not alone. We are here to help you.

To report a fraud, please contact the Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre online or at 1-888-495-8501.

See our Fraud Prevention Page for more scam/fraud-related information, examples, and preventative measures