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 (p. 9), 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 (p. 4), 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 (p. 17), 2003 No. 3 May-June

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

Protect your money: Avoiding frauds and scam
The Canadian Securities Administrators (CSA) have put together this guide to help you recognize and avoid frauds and scams.

The Little Black Book of Scams
This online resource published by the Canadian Competition Bureau will assist with increasing your awareness of different types of scams and share some steps on how to protect yourself as well as how to get help and report scams.