The Fraud Tip Line was introduced 11 months ago and while most people know about it, few are willing to call in withinformation that would prevent fraud. To date, the CIC Call Centre has received more than 4,100 fraud tips, of which 100 had enough information to warrant further investigation.

We contacted CIC (Citizenship and Immigration Canada) to have them explain a few things.

When does a citizen call in the fraud tip line?

Cases involving false representation, fraud or knowingly concealing material circumstances in the citizenship process