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POSTED JANUARY 11TH, 2021 LINKED FROM BCSC

The British Columbia Securities Commission (BCSC) is trying to dispel anxiety about investing through ads highlighting the humorous lengths people will go to avoid the topic. Continue Reading...

Court imposes longest-ever sentence resulting from BCSC criminal investigation

POSTED MAY 14TH, 2020 LINKED FROM BCSC

Minnie told the two victims that their money would help pay the administrative expenses of a Venezuelan hedge fund that was winding down. Minnie, who was previously convicted of fraud and theft in 2007 for his role in a scheme that also involved both victims, told them they could recoup their losses from the earlier scheme and make substantial profits after the hedge fund was liquidated. Continue Reading...

Salmon Arm man escapes jail time due to pandemic

POSTED MAY 12TH, 2020 BY DARRIAN MATASSA-FUNG - GLOBAL NEWS

On May 5, 2020, Good was sentenced in Salmon Arm for engaging in investor relations, despite being banned by the BCSC in 2007. At the sentencing hearing on May 5, the judge cited the novel coronavirus pandemic as their reason to give Good a sentencing of probation instead of jail time. Continue Reading...

SpeakEasy Updates Prior Public Disclosure and Announces Approval of Settlement Agreement with the BCSC

POSTED MAY 5TH, 2020 LINKED FROM BCSC

When SpeakEasy publicly disclosed the closing of the financing on July 24, 2018, it announced the gross proceeds that it had received ($3,000,000) but did not include any disclosure about the fact that $2,417,000.60 was raised from purported consultants and $1,459,455.70 was repaid to those persons and other purported consultants associated with them. Continue Reading...