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CSA Investor Alert: Caution urged for those looking to invest in medical marijuana stocks

Posted by Ken at 6/16/2014 11:25:00 AM | 0 Comment

The Canadian Securities Administrators (CSA) is urging investors to be cautious when considering investing in medical marijuana stocks. A significant number of reporting issuers have announced their intention to begin growing and selling medical marijuana, in conjunction with new regulations... Read more

Category: Alert

Investor Alert: BCSC issues warning about G.W. Trust and Transfer and possible “Recovery Room” scheme directed at Morgan Dragon Development Corp. investors

Posted by Ken at 2/4/2014 1:00:00 PM | 0 Comment

The British Columbia Securities Commission is warning investors about what appears to be a “recovery room” scheme targeting investors who had purchased securities from Morgan Dragon Development Corp. Morgan Dragon is currently subject to an Ontario Securities... Read more

Category: Alert

Investor Alert: BCSC issues warning about Binary Options Trading Platforms

Posted by Ken at 1/10/2014 12:50:00 PM | 2 Comments

The British Columbia Securities Commission is warning investors about Internet based binary options trading platforms. The BCSC has recently become aware of RBOptions, an unregistered online trading platform claiming to operate out of Toronto, Ontario. The BCSC urges B.C... Read more

Category: Alert

Investor Alert: BCSC issues warning about Mission Mining Company

Posted by Ken at 11/28/2013 12:00:00 PM | 2 Comments

The British Columbia Securities Commission has become aware that Mission Mining Company, a company based in Nevada with no apparent connection to B.C. or any jurisdiction in Canada, issued a news release on November 21, 2013 that claimed it... Read more

Category: Alert

Investor Alert: BCSC issues warning about Hines Aircraft Ltd.

Posted by Ken at 7/18/2013 11:25:00 AM | 0 Comment

The British Columbia Securities Commission is warning the public to be aware of Hines Aircraft Ltd., a British Virgin Islands company that claims to be developing aircraft propulsion technology. Hines Aircraft has engaged individuals in B.C. to sell shares... Read more

Category: Alert

Investor Alert: Watch out for high-yield investment programs

Posted by Ken at 3/22/2013 11:55:00 AM | 0 Comment

The B.C. Securities Commission is warning investors about Internet based “high yield” investment promotions targeting British Columbia residents.   Recently, the BCSC became aware of three entities – Lucra Fund, Profitable Sunrise, and Goldenarium – offering unregistered, high yield... Read more

Category: Alert

Investor Alert: BCSC issues warning about Profitable Sunrise

Posted by Ken at 3/12/2013 2:40:00 PM | 0 Comment

The British Columbia Securities Commission is warning the public not to send money to Profitable Sunrise, an entity that purports to be incorporated and registered in the United Kingdom, and claims to provide short term bridge loans to companies in... Read more

Category: Alert

Investor Alert: BCSC issues warning about Flag Resources (1985) Limited

Posted by Ken at 12/18/2012 9:55:00 AM | 0 Comment

  Vancouver The British Columbia Securities Commission is warning the public not to purchase shares or other securities of Flag Resources (1985) Limited, a mining company that has been cease traded in British Columbia since 2006. Buying or selling any... Read more

Category: Warning,Alert

Investor Alert: BCSC issues warning about Pegasus Pharmaceuticals Group

Posted by Ken at 10/15/2012 7:45:00 PM | 0 Comment

The British Columbia Securities Commission is warning the public about Pegasus Pharmaceuticals Group Inc. (Pegasus) and its associated companies • Careseng Cancer Institute Inc.• Pegasus BioPark (Dalian) Co., Ltd.Pegasus has been offering Pegasus bonds and debentures through its website (http... Read more

Category: Warning,Alert

Investor Watch: Stock spammers moving to social networks

Posted by Ken at 9/21/2012 10:00:00 AM | 0 Comment

  Have you noticed there is less stock spam landing in your e mail inbox these days? If you answered “yes”, then you are not alone.   Symantec, an online security company, released a study in July that showed e... Read more

Category: Watch

Investor Alert: BCSC issues warning about Master Benefit Card

Posted by Ken at 7/20/2012 10:30:00 AM | 0 Comment

  The British Columbia Securities Commission is warning the public about Master Benefit Card Canada Ltd. (Master Benefit Card) and its affiliates. Master Benefit Card is also known as “Benefit Club”.   The BCSC has reports that residents of British Columbia... Read more

Category: Warning,Alert

CSA Issues Investor Watch Regarding Foreign Currency Exchange (Forex/FX) Trading

Posted by Ken at 3/29/2012 9:30:00 AM | 0 Comment

  The Canadian Securities Administrators (CSA) today issued an investor watch to make investors aware of the significant risks involved in foreign currency exchange (Forex FX) investments. Investors who trade Forex are also warned against dealing with unregistered firms offering... Read more

Category: Warning,Watch

Investor Alert: BCSC Criminal Investigations Team arrests Hal McLeod

Posted by Ken at 3/27/2012 1:15:00 PM | 0 Comment

The British Columbia Securities Commission’s Criminal Investigations Team has arrested Hal (Mick) Allan McLeod for breaching a lifetime ban against selling securities. The ban was imposed by a BCSC panel in 2009 in response to McLeod’s role in masterminding the... Read more

Category: Warning,Alert

Investor Alert: Securities regulators warn Medwell Capital investors of possible ‘Recovery Room’ scheme

Posted by Ken at 3/21/2012 10:00:00 AM | 0 Comment

The Alberta Securities Commission (ASC) and the British Columbia Securities Commission (BCSC) are warning investors of what appears to be a ‘recovery room’ scheme that is reportedly targeting Medwell Capital shareholders. Recovery room schemes... Read more

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Investor Alert: BCSC investigating Rashida Samji and Arvindbhai B. Patel

Posted by Ken at 2/14/2012 9:50:00 AM | 0 Comment

  The British Columbia Securities Commission is investigating Rashida Samji and Arvindbhai B. Patel (also known as Arvin Patel) in regards to their involvement in an investment scheme.   As part of a regulatory investigation, the BCSC is looking at... Read more

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