If you think someone has approached you, or someone you know with an investment or consumer scam, you should report it. Even if you recognized it as a scam, reporting it could save someone else from losing their life savings.
If you think you may have been the victim of an investment or consumer scam, you should report it.
Reporting investment and consumer fraud in New Brunswick is easy. You can send the information to FCNB online through our complaints form, by email, or over the phone (1 866 933-2222).
Reporting fraud is very important. With your help, we can shut down scams, and stop scam artists from taking advantage of others in our communities. Follow these steps to help us shut down frauds and scams in New Brunswick.
- Write down your concerns. Record your understanding of the situation, as well as what you would like to have happen.
- Contact the individual or the company. Speak with the person or company whom you dealt with. Be clear about what you think went wrong and when it happened. State what you expect, for example: are you looking for an apology, having a transaction corrected or your money back?
- What if you are not satisfied after dealing with the company? If you are not satisfied with their final response or you do not receive a response, you have options. There are different regulators, including the FCNB, that you can contact depending on your complaint and your desired outcome. Visit where to report fraud to see a list of different regulators to contact, depending on your situation. If youíre not sure who to call, please contact us. Weíll be happy to help direct your call.
- Should I get a lawyer? Depending on your situation, you may also want to consult a lawyer for advice on your rights and options.