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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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BCSC Asks Investors to Slow Down & Think Before Investing

BCSC Asks Investors to Slow Down & Think Before Investing

To mark Fraud Prevention Month, the BCSC is encouraging investors to slow down and think before investing to avoid becoming the victim of a social media-based fraud.

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Investor Warning: Protect Yourself From Online Crypto & Forex Schemes

Investor Warning: Protect Yourself From Online Crypto & Forex Schemes

The BCSC's Enforcement Division is seeing a large number of websites targeting investors with packaged cryptocurrency or forex products that feature common fraud warning signs.

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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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BCSC’s New Campaign Aims to Help Investors Avoid Classifieds Scams

BCSC’s New Campaign Aims to Help Investors Avoid Classifieds Scams

The initiative aims to drive awareness about investing online, digital investment fraud and help investors make better-informed investment decisions.

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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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