March is Fraud Prevention Month. It’s a great 31 day period to focus on making sure you’re taking the necessary steps to protect yourself. Making sure your personal information is secure is important, it can protect you from fraudulent activity like I.D. theft which can lead to financial fraud. Fraudsters will target things like your social insurance number, any personal ID and even your home title, just to name a few. Plus, scams can come in all sorts of forms so be on the look out!
Don’t be a victim this year! Take the time this March to learn how to protect yourself and in what ways. Here’s 5 tips frequently informed by the Financial Consumer Agency of Canada to keep you safe from those fraudsters out there.