The British Columbia Securities Commission is investigating Sung Wan “Sean” Kim, the principal of Cirplus Futures Inc., a Vancouver-based exchange-contracts dealer.

Anyone who has had recent financial dealings with Kim or is a client of Cirplus should contact the BCSC. Anyone who may have information about the whereabouts of Kim should also contact BCSC staff. A Korean translator will be available through our inquiries line at 604-899-6854 or 1-800-373-6393.

Investors should not send any funds to Kim during the investigation.

The BCSC is the independent provincial government agency responsible for regulating trading in securities within the province. If you have questions, contact Andrew Poon, media relations, 604-899-6880 or Ken Gracey, media relations, 604-899-6577.

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