7.5.5 Summary of key messages

From: Financial Consumer Agency of Canada

  • If an offer looks too good to be true, it probably is.
  • Scam artists use a variety of tricks to convince investors to hand over their money.
  • You can reduce your risk of fraud by watching for some key signs.
  • If you become a victim of fraud, or suspect someone has approached you with a fraudulent investment, report it as soon as possible.

At the end of the module, you will find an Action plan. This is a tool that you can use to track your progress and take the next steps to manage your investing successfully in the future. Use the action plan as a road map for financial action!

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