Fraud

BC Toughens Up Securities Act To Prevent Fraud

Victoria –  The Province is taking steps to strengthen enforcement and prevent fraud in B.C.’s investment markets. Finance Minister Carole James made the announcement on Monday. The Province is introducing amendments to the Securities Act that will allow the Investment…


Mission RCMP Shut Down Gifting Circle (Pyramid Scheme)

Mission –  Mission RCMP have arrested four individuals and executed four search warrants in relation to a fraudulent gifting circle. This is an illegal pyramid scheme that is active across the Lower Mainland. Mission RCMP launched a criminal investigation following…


Xmas Must Be Coming – Another Text Messaging Scam

Chilliwack – Chilliwack RCMP would like to alert the community to text message scam occurring recently. A text message appears offering several hundred dollars per week to wrap a personal vehicle with commercial advertising, and eventually a fraudulent cheque is…