Survey finds 38 per cent of New Brunswickers approached about a fraudulent investment

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Almost four in 10 New Brunswickers, or 38 per cent, believe they have been approached with a fraudulent investment opportunity in the past year, according to a survey by the Financial and Consumer Services Commission.

“Our programs are helping to make New Brunswickers more aware of fraudsters, but sadly, there are still con artists looking to cheat innocent people out of their hard-earned savings,” said Marissa Sollows, senior education co-ordinator at the commission.

To spread awareness of how New Brunswickers can protect themselves from financial fraud, the commission is visiting communities across the province this summer to share its resources on fraud prevention and smart spending.

Read more at Sackville Tribune Post

This article is summarized by Canadian Fraud News Inc.