BCSC staff ambassadors tour the province, helping people to protect themselves from fraud and unsuitable investments. Our goal is to enable BC investors to develop critical thinking skills so they can become more informed of steps they should take to protect themselves when investing.
Where we are this month
Focus on Seniors Forum
Dec 1, 2012
9:00 am- 3:00 pm
South Surrey Recreation Centre 14601-20th Avenue Surrey
This event is free for all seniors – focusing on an English speaking audience.
This forum will raise awareness of issues impacting seniors as well as provide valuable information about legal, safety and support resources available to seniors and their caregivers in Surrey.
Lunch will be provided. Lots of great prizes!
Seating is limited, so please register at:
- 604-501-5100 (8:30 am – 4:30 pm Monday – Friday)
- Any City of Surrey Community or Seniors’ Centres
Be Fraud Aware seminar
We present to various service clubs such as Rotary, Probus, Newcomers, women’s groups, seniors’ organizations, and other networks. If your group of 20 or more would like to have the BCSC come and present InvestRight, please contact:
Program Manager, Outreach
Communications & Education
Phone: 604-899-6731 or toll free: 1-800-373-6393
I have spent the last couple of months writing about online internet scams called high yield investment programs (HYIPs) which are a type of Ponzi. These schemes are promoted online through social media – Facebook, YouTube, Twitter, chat rooms, and the myriad of HYIP websites that list and analyze these programs. That’s one way of enticing people […]