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Shedding a Light on Elder Abuse in 2024 

Shedding a Light on Elder Abuse in 2024 

This month is important because it's not just about safeguarding investments; it's about protecting the vulnerable members of our society from falling victim to financial exploitation.

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Pig Butchering Scams

Pig Butchering Scams

Before you take investment advice from a new “friend” or online love interest, learn the red flags of pig butchering scams to avoid becoming a victim.

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How Well do You Know Elder Financial Abuse? Test Your Knowledge

How Well do You Know Elder Financial Abuse? Test Your Knowledge

Every June, the BCSC recognizes World Elder Abuse Awareness Day (WEAAD), but elder financial abuse can occur anytime.

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Don’t Fall For These Four Investment Scams in 2022

Don’t Fall For These Four Investment Scams in 2022

NASAA released its annual list of top investor threats to look out for in 2022. This year, popular and novel investments are among the top scams that may be affecting investors.

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From Crush to Crushed: The Reality of Romance Scams

From Crush to Crushed: The Reality of Romance Scams

Learn about common tactics used by romance scammers and how to protect yourself against romance fraud.

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Be On the Lookout for Fraudulent Investment Solicitations Involving Crypto Assets

Be On the Lookout for Fraudulent Investment Solicitations Involving Crypto Assets

The CSA is warning the public about investment schemes involving fraudulent websites that solicit investments in forex, binary options and/or crypto assets.

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Beware of Crypto Scams on Social Media and Dating Sites

Beware of Crypto Scams on Social Media and Dating Sites

In the first eight months of 2021, British Columbians reported losses of $3.5 million from crypto investment scams – more than triple the amount lost last year.

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Protect Yourself From These 5 Investment Scams in 2021

Protect Yourself From These 5 Investment Scams in 2021

Learn which tactics fraudsters may focus on in 2021 to target investors with investment scams.

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Identify the Investment Fraud Warning Signs

Identify the Investment Fraud Warning Signs

Learn about the investment fraud warning signs with five new videos.

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Crypto Quiz

Test Your Crypto Asset Knowledge.

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This quiz is designed to introduce you to the basics of crypto assets. It is not intended to provide investment or financial advice, and should not be relied upon as a substitute for such advice.
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QUESTION 1/10

Cryptocurrencies and blockchain are the same thing.