Fraud Prevention Month Contest
March is Fraud Prevention Month in Canada. Every year, scammers target Atlantic Canadian consumers. Your BBB is working to educate consumers about frauds and scams.
Every Monday in March, a new trivia question will be posted giving you 4 chances to enter. So don’t forget to check back and enter for your chance to win a fantastic prize.
Today’s question is:
What is one way that you can protect your identity while shopping online?
Hint: You can find the answer here
Prizes to be won: 2 $50 Gift Card for Sobeys
To enter: Send an email to email@example.com. Please include the answer, your name, email address and telephone number. Please put FPM Contest in the subject line.
We also accept entries by mail, they can be mailed to 1888 Brunswick Street, Suite 303, Halifax, NS B3J 3J8.
Entries must be received by 4:30pm on the Sunday of the week that the question is posted.
For complete contest rules see here
ü Do not give out your credit card or bank account number to any unknown firm.
ü Always shred any unwanted documentation, unsolicited mail or credit card applications that contain personal information.
ü Control your information – limit what personal information you put on a social networking site.
ü Do not open email attachments or click on links from any unknown person or company.
ü If you have won a prize, do not send money to the promoter for taxes or other fees.
ü Never agree to provide an upfront fee for a “guaranteed” loan.
ü Before signing anything read it over carefully.
ü Always check with the BBB for a report on a company that you are considering doing business with
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