Don't find yourself the tool or dupe of a fraudster. See below for a list of resources on fraudulent investment schemes:

Potential fraudulent investment scheme operating in BC
Notice to the Profession, August 1, 2012

Don’t be taken advantage of by dishonest clients – ethical guidelines and rules
Practice Watch, Benchers’ Bulletin, 2011 No. 2 Summer

Fraudulent investments
Practice Watch, Benchers’ Bulletin, 2009 No. 4 Winter

Fighting back against fraud — a dark and shifting landscape
Practice Tips, Benchers’ Bulletin, 2005 No. 5 November-December

Scamsters target lawyers
Notice to the Profession, July 8, 2005

Rules require lawyers to guard against fraud
Benchers' Bulletin, 2005 No. 2 April-May

New rules require lawyers to guard against scamsters
Notice to the Profession, March 11, 2005

When scamsters target lawyers
Benchers' Bulletin, 2003 No. 3 May-June

Watching out for questionable schemes and scams
Alert! bulletin 1999: June

Investment Scams: How to Protect Your Money
This online resource, developed jointly by the BC Securities Commission and Alberta Securities Commission, focuses on the more common methods fraudsters use to approach potential victims – via the Internet, advertisements, seminars, and by exploiting an affinity or common bond.