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Eight common investment scams and how to spot them
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Investment scams often involve convincing you to put up money for a questionable investment – or one that doesn’t exist at all. In most cases, you’ll lose some or all of your money. There are many ways fraudsters can approach you. The digital era has allowed new kinds of scams as well as more ways for fraudsters to target their victims. Learn more about common types of scams, and how to spot them on the Ontario Securities Commission website, Get Smarter About Money. 

Author: Ontario Securities Commission
Topic: Consumer protection
Publisher: Ontario Securities Commission
Location: Canada, Ontario
Format: Fact sheet, Guides
Content Type: Tools
Publication Date: February 2, 2024