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March is Fraud Prevention Month

Saskatchewan people encouraged to get informed

Financial and Consumer Affairs Authority of Saskatchewan (FCAA) is marking Fraud Prevention Month this March by encouraging Saskatchewan people to take early and proactive steps to protect themselves from fraud.

“Being informed is the best defence against fraud,” FCAA Chair and CEO Dave Wild said. “Whether you are making an investment or making decisions about your pension – knowing who you are dealing with, understanding the risks, and getting solid, trustworthy advice is key to keeping your money safe. Helping consumers avoid fraud through awareness and education are crucial to keeping Saskatchewan’s financial markets safe for everyone.”

FCAA will be issuing Tweets and Facebook posts throughout March, encouraging Saskatchewan people to learn more about spotting and avoiding scams.

March 19 is national Check Registration Day. Canadians are urged to find out whether their investment advisers/firms are registered or have been disciplined by visitingwww.aretheyregistered.ca.

Saskatchewan consumers can check the registration of: