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Investor Warnings

Acting on information gathered by its enforcement teams, for instance in cybersurveillance, the AMF regularly issues warnings. The AMF also relies on information received from investors or regulators from other provinces and countries.

Investor warnings are issued when Quebec investors are at risk of becoming victims of fraud.

Investors Warnings 2016

Binary options – AMF updates its list of illegally operating platforms

November 29, 2016

AMF urges caution about peer-to-peer risk sharing platforms

April 19, 2016

CSA alerts Canadians: Beware binary options platforms

March 23, 2016

AMF sounds alarm on binary options

January 27, 2016

Warning about solicitations by Adams & Taylor Group Ltd

January 13, 2016


Investors Warnings 2014

On-line trading platforms – Updated list of unauthorized sites

December 13, 2014

High-Yield Investment Programs - Caution when dealing with Steeve Beaudin and maxhyip.com

November 5, 2014

Caution regarding on-line trading platforms

August 12, 2014

Warning about persons purporting to be acting for AMF

August 7, 2014

CSA Investor Alert: Caution urged for those looking to invest in medical marijuana stocksm

June 16, 2014

Warning - High-Yield Investment Programs

March 19, 2014

March is Fraud Prevention Month - Caution regarding offers related to WCM777

March 11, 2014

Warning - Caution regarding foreign exchange market

February 24, 2014

Suspicious Internet Solicitation - Caution when dealing with Affluential Group Corp.

February 24, 2014

Alert - Bitcoin virtual currency

February 5, 2014


Investors Warnings 2013

Caution regarding currency markets - AMF Cautions Investors About UFX Markets Solicitations

December 3, 2013

Investing in Forex - Caution Regarding Offers from Foreign Companies

October 21, 2013

On-line ads – AMF Cautions About Offers to Invest in Precious Metals

September 30, 2013

AMF Cautions About Solicitations by Banc de Binary

August 08, 2013

Caution - AMF urges caution regarding sustainable development investment offerings

July 09, 2013

AMF cautions about offers from Vilaron Corporation and Simon Vodovos

June 05, 2013

Caution Regarding www.anyoption.com

May 14, 2013

Caution to be Used When Solicited by Rainmaker

April 28, 2013

Beware of schemes that promise a quick and easy profit

April 25, 2013

Suspicious Internet Solicitation - Caution when dealing with DBSG Fonds d'investissements inc.

March 18, 2013

Caution to be used when solicited by Profitable Sunrise

March 12, 2013

AMF urges utmost caution with regard to Scorpion Performance Inc.

February 20, 2013

Caution - www.leaderoption.com website

February 08, 2013


Investors Warnings 2012

Caution to be used when solicited to invest in derivatives

October 24, 2012

Caution with regard to solicitations in the derivatives market

July 24, 2012

Watch out for miracle software that offers a return that is too good to be true

June 18, 2012

Caution regarding currency market - AMF cautions investors about solicitations through Markets.com and Bforex Ltd.

March 14, 2012

Amf Urges Caution Regarding Nagle & Associates Insurance Company

February 17, 2012


Investors Warnings 2011


AMF warns Quebeckers about Internet solicitation

August 25, 2011

AMF cautions Quebeckers against solicitations by BlackFox Capital and Daniel Wuthrich

August 24, 2011

AMF cautions about solicitations made by International Youtrade Investments MA Ltd. and You Trade Holdings Limited

May 17, 2011


Investors Warnings 2010


Warning to Beauce region investors : Before investing, investigate
(In French only)

August 13, 2010

AMF cautions investors about XFORE

July 21, 2010

AMF Cautions Investors about JM Finance Group

May 11, 2010

AMF cautions investors about Heritage Benefits Financial Services

April 1, 2010

AMF cautions investors about Seisma Oil Research and Seisma Energy Research

March 29, 2010

Caution – Leveraging Before investing, investigate!

February 18, 201


Investors Warnings 2009


AMF cautions investors about classified ads

December 23, 2009

AMF cautions investors about Castleton Group and Beltway M&A 

November 4, 2009

Warning regarding Global 8 Environmental Technologies Inc.

August 14, 2009

AMF cautions investors about The International Organization Of Securities Commission

July 29, 2009

AMF cautions investors about Oil International LLC., Trinidad Oil and Gas Corporation, and Black Gold International Ltd.

June 2, 2009

AMF cautions investors about Lehman Brothers & Associates Corp. And Peterson & Rothschild Associates (In French only)

April 9, 2009

AMF cautions investors about Boulton Capital Partners, Limbaugh and York Associates, Lincoln Venture and Andrew Clayton Advisors

February 3, 2009


As a member of the International Organization of Securities Commissions (IOSCO), the AMF posts alerts issued by other IOSCO members.

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