March is fraud prevention awareness month

Published on Tuesday, 14 March 2023 14:19

March is known as Fraud Prevention Awareness Month and with the amount of online and romance scams that lead to fraud, its best to stay on top of how to protect one’s self from being scammed. There have been a lot of complex scams that have defrauded people out of money, while some may seem obvious; others are definitely trickier to spot.
“Some common types of fraud we see deal with theft of debit cards and theft of cheque books,” said Westoba Credit Union The Pas Branch Manager Asia Melnick.  “We often stress to be vigilant with your belongings. Don’t leave your wallet unattended, don’t leave your cheque book in your vehicle. If your belongings do get stolen, please contact your financial institution right away so steps can be taken to protect your personal information.

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