March is Fraud Prevention month

March is Fraud Prevention Month and the Financial and Consumer Services Commission have methods to help you avoid being the victim of a scam.

Senior Education Co-ordinator Marissa Sallows says fraud prevention is job number for the commission.

Sallows says on their website, they have a tab dedicated to the latest frauds going around.

In Atlantic Canada, 32 per cent of fraud victims say that stopped taking part in social events because they lost money in a scam and 21 per cent experienced job loss.