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

Abbotsford
Be Fraud Aware seminar
July 10
Private event

Vancouver Be Fraud Aware seminar – Cantonese & English
July 15
Private event

Brentwood Bay
Be Fraud Aware seminar
July 16
Private event

Chilliwack
Be Fraud Aware seminar
July 15
Private event

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:

Anne Rutherglen
Program Manager, Outreach
Communications & Education
Email:[email protected]
hone: 604-899-6731 or toll free: 1-800-373-6393
Short title: In Your Community

Suggested Reading

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Spot Investment Scams: Cold Calls and Email Promotions

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More Resources

BC and New Brunswick Alerts: Genius Funds

  We issued a temporary order against web-based Genius Funds and the New Brunswick Securities Commission issued an Investment Alert against Genius Funds. Our temporary order alleges that the Cyprus-based company has breached various securities laws. Genius funds offer whopping returns: 1.9% daily on one fund and up to nine percent weekly on a second […]

Affinity Fraud: BBB’s Top Financial Scam for 2013

Today, the Better Business Bureau of Mainland BC (BBB) announced the Top Ten Scams to watch out for this year. Topping the list of financial scams is affinity fraud, a type of scam that often ends up being a Ponzi scheme. In an affinity fraud, investors know each other because they are friends, or they […]