Fraud in the Media

December 2016

B.C. man who scammed investors with sham stock promises banned from market – Vancouver Sun

Local fraudster gets permanent trading ban – Business in Vancouver

B.C. Hells Angels associate, rock frontman and fraudster dies months after being gunned down – Vancouver Sun

November 2016

BCSC permanently bans, fines Victoria man for defrauding friend – Vancouver Sun

Mail fraud not the only scam allegedly linked to PacNet – Business in Vancouver

September 2016

B.C. judge gives former notary who stole over $100 million six years in prison – Vancouver Sun

Richmond non-profit seniors centre director banned and fined by BCSC – Richmond News

August 2016

B.C. Ponzi scheme operator ordered to pay $15M fine – CTV News Vancouver

B.C. securities watchdog investigation leads to prison sentence – The Globe and Mail

July 2016

‘It was all a sham’: Director of Surrey real estate company committed fraud, commission finds – The Province

June 2016

Securities Commission: Vancouver man defrauded three investors of $188,800 – Vancouver Sun

Johny Spangenberg gets permanent securities ban – Business in Vancouver

May 2016

‘Magic Lady’ Rashida Samji guilty in $110M Ponzi scheme – CBC News

April 2016

Samji Ponzi scheme netted biggest fine in B.C. history – Business in Vancouver

March 2016

Vernon man receives lifetime ban – The Morning Starr

B.C. fraudster Johny Spangenberg also targeted Berkeley startups – Business in Vancouver

February 2016

Little Loan Shoppe fraudster fined $37 million – The Abbotsford News