March is Fraud Prevention Month!
Do you know what it means to be an informed investor?
What are the red flags of fraud? Is the individual or firm selling securities or offering investment advice registered to do so?
Each year, one in 20 Canadians is a victim of fraud. Asking the right questions and doing some basic research can help you make an informed decision as to whether an investment is right for you.
Visit Checkfirst.ca to learn more about scams and for tools to help you do your research.
Alberta Community Crime Prevention Association
ASC Reporting Issuer List
Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre
CSA Cease Trade Orders
CSA Disciplined List
Financial Industry Regulatory Authority