April 17, 2014 - CALGARY, ALBERTA - Easter should be a time for celebrating family, enjoying the spring weather and doing our best to paint pretty eggs. But, while you're hunting for Easter eggs, scammers are hunting for your wallet. BBB has a few tips to keep your ducks in a row and scammers out of your savings.
Sandra Crozier-McKee, president and CEO of BBB Serving Southern Alberta and East Kootenay, says as with any holiday scammers are out there trying to take advantage of the seasonal spirit. "Fraudsters are counting on you to get caught-up in the celebrations, excitement and festivities and not question otherwise suspicious behaviours," she says.
BBB recommends keeping these things in mind during this Easter season:
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