Scams, Shams and Schemes: How to Protect Yourself Against Investment Fraud

Breakout Session
Wednesday May 02   12:30 PM to 01:40 PM (1 hour 10 minutes)
Enoch E/F
Today’s investment world seems riskier than ever as new investment scams are uncovered all the time. In this session, participants will learn about the common types of investment frauds targetting Alberta seniors, and ways to recognize and avoid them. Participants will also learn how to recognize a senior in financial distress and tools to help protect them. Participants will also hear how the Alberta Securities Commission (ASC), helps investors and the types of investigations currently being undertaken. 

The ASC is the regulatory agency responsible for administering the province's securities laws. It is entrusted with fostering a fair and efficient capital market in Alberta and with protecting investors. As a member of the Canadian Securities Administrators, the ASC works to improve, coordinate and harmonize the regulation of Canada's capital markets.

Alberta Securities Commission

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This session has a maximum capacity of 70 people.

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