Competition Bureau Canada

Competition Bureau Canada

February 27, 2009 13:18 ET

Media Advisory: Hard Economic Times Can Be Boom Times for Scammers

March is Fraud Prevention Month

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Feb. 27, 2009) - Interim Commissioner of Competition Melanie Aitken, Canadian Council of Better Business Bureaus President Doug Simpson, and Anu Bose, of Option consommateurs, will hold a news conference in Ottawa on Monday, March 2, to officially launch Fraud Prevention Month and explain how consumers and businesses can arm themselves with the tools to fight fraud during an economic downturn.

Date: Monday, March 2, 2009

Time: 10:00 a.m.

Location: National Press Theatre, 150 Wellington St., Ottawa

Contact Information

  • Competition Bureau
    Maureen McGrath
    613-296-2187 (cell)