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Oct 21, 2020, 12:30 ET BCSC alleges woman perpetrated $3 million fraud against three B.C. investors

VANCOUVER, BC, Oct. 21, 2020 /CNW/ - The British Columbia Securities Commission (BCSC) is alleging that a woman defrauded B.C. investors of more than $3 million with claims of helping Chinese...


Sep 15, 2020, 12:00 ET Total market value of B.C.'s publicly listed companies grows after initial impact of COVID-19

VANCOUVER, Sept. 15, 2020 /CNW/ - The total value of British Columbia's publicly listed companies dropped 26 per cent in the first few weeks of the COVID-19 pandemic, but then climbed above December...


Aug 28, 2020, 15:00 ET Vancouver man charged with criminal fraud and theft

VANCOUVER, BC, Aug. 28, 2020 /CNW/ - A Vancouver man has been charged under the Criminal Code with fraud over $5,000 and theft over $5,000 after an investigation by the British Columbia Securities...


Jul 29, 2020, 12:00 ET BCSC alleges Burnaby resident engaged in unregistered trading and advising

VANCOUVER, BC, July 29, 2020 /CNW/ - The Executive Director of the British Columbia Securities Commission (BCSC) alleges a Burnaby resident committed unregistered trading and advising. In 2016,...


Jul 24, 2020, 12:00 ET BCSC permanently bans former dealing representative for providing false information about work history

VANCOUVER, BC, July 24, 2020 /CNW/ - The British Columbia Securities Commission (BCSC) has reached a settlement agreement with a former Surrey dealing representative for providing false information...


Jul 16, 2020, 12:30 ET BCSC panel orders more than $6 million in sanctions against Richmond residents and B.C. companies for Ponzi fraud and other wrongdoing

VANCOUVER, July 16, 2020 /CNW/ - The British Columbia Securities Commission (BCSC) ordered two B.C. residents and two companies to pay a total of $6.3 million for committing fraud through a Ponzi...


Jun 30, 2020, 15:00 ET Burnaby Woman sentenced to probation, including house arrest, for violating BCSC order

VANCOUVER, BC, June 30, 2020 /CNW/ - A Burnaby woman has been sentenced to one year of probation, including 90 days of house arrest, after being convicted of violating an order of the British...


Jun 15, 2020, 12:00 ET New video to raise awareness about World Elder Abuse Awareness Day in light of COVID-19

VANCOUVER, BC, June 15, 2020 /CNW/ - The British Columbia Securities Commission (BCSC) and B.C.'s Office of the Seniors Advocate (OSA) are teaming up to highlight the importance of World Elder Abuse...


May 28, 2020, 12:46 ET BCSC issues halt trade order on Micron Waste Technologies

VANCOUVER, May 28, 2020 /CNW/ - The British Columbia Securities Commission (BCSC) has ordered a halt to the trading of securities of Vancouver-based Micron Waste Technologies Inc. The BCSC issued its ...


May 26, 2020, 14:39 ET BCSC alleges B.C. residents promoted U.S.-based fraud

VANCOUVER, May 26, 2020 /CNW/ - The British Columbia Securities Commission (BCSC) is alleging that five B.C. residents helped promote a U.S.-based Ponzi and pyramid scheme that raised about US$15...


May 21, 2020, 14:30 ET BCSC returns money to fraud victim

VANCOUVER, May 21, 2020 /CNW/ - The British Columbia Securities Commission (BCSC) has ordered that $2569, plus interest, be paid to one investor for losses incurred from a fraudulent investment...


May 20, 2020, 16:30 ET BCSC alleges former dealing representative provided false information about work history, and reaches settlement with another for providing false information about qualifications

VANCOUVER, May 20, 2020 /CNW/ - The British Columbia Securities Commission (BCSC) alleges a former Surrey dealing representative provided false information about his previous employment in two...


May 14, 2020, 20:00 ET BCSC issues temporary orders against four companies and two B.C. individuals

VANCOUVER, May 14, 2020 /CNW/ - The Executive Director of the British Columbia Securities Commission (BCSC) has issued temporary orders against four companies and two individuals as it investigates...


May 13, 2020, 15:00 ET Court imposes longest-ever sentence resulting from BCSC criminal investigation

(with downloadable mp4 video) VANCOUVER, May 13, 2020 /CNW/ - A Parksville man has been sentenced to four and a half years in prison for defrauding two B.C. investors of more than half a million...


May 11, 2020, 14:30 ET Salmon Arm man sentenced to probation, including house arrest, for violating BCSC order

VANCOUVER, May 11, 2020 /CNW/ - A Salmon Arm man has been sentenced to two years of probation, which includes a term of house arrest, after being convicted of breaching an order of the British...


May 05, 2020, 20:00 ET BCSC reaches settlement with company named in the matter of re Bridgemark Financial

VANCOUVER, May 5, 2020 /CNW/ - The British Columbia Securities Commission (BCSC) has reached a settlement agreement with a B.C. cannabis company that participated in conduct abusive to the province's ...


Apr 22, 2020, 12:30 ET BCSC imposes nearly $37 million in penalties against insurance company group and its founders

VANCOUVER, April 22, 2020 /CNW/ - A British Columbia Securities Commission (BCSC) panel ordered a group of companies in B.C., Alberta and Ontario to pay a total of $32.8 million for making...


Apr 15, 2020, 13:00 ET B.C. couple owing $19 million to BCSC must remain in bankruptcy

VANCOUVER, April 15, 2020 /CNW/ - The British Columbia Supreme Court has denied an attempt by Thalbinder Singh Poonian and Shailu Poonian to be discharged from their bankruptcy, citing the millions...


Apr 08, 2020, 23:30 ET Investor Alert: Aggressive stock promotion exploits fears of coronavirus recession

VANCOUVER AND CALGARY, April 8, 2020 /CNW/ - The British Columbia Securities Commission (BCSC) and the Alberta Securities Commission (ASC) are warning the public to exercise extreme caution about...


Apr 06, 2020, 13:00 ET BCSC alleges B.C. men and their company failed to disclose information and made false or misleading statements

VANCOUVER, April 6, 2020 /CNW/ - The British Columbia Securities Commission (BCSC) is alleging that two B.C. men and their Vancouver-based mineral exploration company failed to disclose information,...


Apr 06, 2020, 12:00 ET Investor Alert: Warning about aggressive promotion of Revive Therapeutics

VANCOUVER, April 6, 2020 /CNW/ - The British Columbia Securities Commission (BCSC) is warning the public to exercise extreme caution about aggressive promotion of companies with products or...


Mar 26, 2020, 17:00 ET Capital Markets including all dealers and advisers declared essential services during COVID-19 pandemic

VANCOUVER, March 26, 2020 /CNW/ - The capital markets, including the British Columbia Securities Commission (BCSC), have been declared essential services by the B.C. government during the COVID-19...


Mar 26, 2020, 15:30 ET Investor Alert: Warning about work from home scams during COVID-19 crisis

VANCOUVER, March 26, 2020 /CNW/ - The British Columbia Securities Commission (BCSC) is warning the public about potentially fraudulent ads by companies offering opportunities to work from home as...


Mar 12, 2020, 16:00 ET BCSC settles with Abbotsford man and his company for market manipulation

VANCOUVER, March 12, 2020 /CNW/ - The British Columbia Securities Commission (BCSC) has reached a settlement agreement with an Abbotsford man and his former B.C. company for market manipulation....


Mar 10, 2020, 12:30 ET Landmark changes to the Securities Act set to take effect

VANCOUVER, March 10, 2020 /CNW/ - The British Columbia Securities Commission (BCSC) will soon have some of the strongest powers in the country to protect investors as the provincial government's...