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

Duncan
Be Fraud Aware seminar
June 4
Private event

Vancouver  

Be Fraud Aware seminar – Cantonese
June 7
Private event

Coquitlam
Be Fraud Aware seminar
June 7
Private event

Oliver
Be Fraud Aware seminar
June 11
Private event

Kelowna
9th Annual Kelowna Seniors’ Safety Fair
June 12
9:30 am – 1:00 pm
Trinity Baptist Church 1905 Springfield Road
Come visit our exhibit and attend the Be Fraud Aware seminar at 10:00 am
All welcome! Lots of prizes! Cost: Free
For more information go to http://www.castanet.net/events/9th_annual_seniors_safety_fair/19379

Kelowna  

Be Fraud Aware seminar
June 13 – morning
Private event

Kelowna  

Be Fraud Aware Seminar
June 13 – evening
Private event

Vancouver
Be Fraud Aware seminar
June 17
Private event

Richmond
Be Fraud Aware seminar
June 17
Private event

Squamish
Be Fraud Aware seminar
June 18
1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
Squamish Seniors’ Centre 1201 Village Green Way
Everyone welcome! Cost: Free
Reserve your spot – 604-848-6898/604-898-3604 or at www.squamishlive.ca Course #26010

Vancouver
Be Fraud Aware seminar
June 18
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]
phone: 604-899-6731 or toll free: 1-800-373-6393 
 

 

Suggested Reading

How do I report elder financial abuse?

The Crude Facts About Oil Prices During Economic Uncertainty

Watch Fraudster Exposed to learn how to spot an investment scam

More Resources

Q & A from our saveSMART presentation to Canucks’ staff

As a part of our ongoing financial life skills and fraud awareness partnership with the Vancouver Canucks, we gave a saveSMART InvestRight presentation to 85 people in the Captain’s Room at Rogers Arena.  People had a lot of great questions and comments, so I decided to summarize them in a blog post and share them […]

Felmina Alliance and Corolla Financial added to caution list

On April 2, 2013, the Manitoba Securities Commission warned investors about Felmina Alliance, a “high-yield investment” scheme offered through a website and purportedly operating out of New York/and or Panama. The MSC issued the alert because of its concern that Manitobans may be involved in the scheme. It was the third alert the MSC sent […]