When something is too good to be true, it probably is!

You've been offered an attractive investment opportunity? Here are 5 steps you should take before investing.

5 steps to avoid fraud

Be cautious at any age

Seniors who’ve accumulated wealth or are vulnerable are potential targets for fraud.

Find out more about elder financial abuse

Avoid Internet and social media fraud

The Internet provides scam artists with another gateway they can use to try to get money out of us. Be cautious on-line by following seven simple tips.

Internet fraud

Understand the risks before investing

Are you interested in new digital currencies? Some financial products, such as cryptocurrencies, can be risky. It’s important to do your homework!

See the page on Bitcoin and other virtual currencies

Don’t let appearances fool you!

The websites of fraudulent on-line trading platforms are well-designed and look polished. Don’t rely entirely on first impressions.

Illegal on-line trading platforms explained

The AMF has extensive cybersurveillance expertise

With a team of nearly 100 experts and investigators, the AMF works with law enforcement agencies around the world to expose illegal on-line trading platforms. In this video This link will open in a new window (available in French only), our investigator Annie Leblanc warns you about one such platform. Watch it now!

Complaint,Whistlerblower program and Assistance

Warning

Are you a victim of fraud?

The AMF encourages anyone who realizes fraud has been committed against them to contact its Information Centre.

Report fraud to the AMF

Assistance and Whistleblower Program

You’ve witnessed a fraud violation under the laws and regulations administered by the AMF? Report it to us. Any information you provide will be kept confidential and you’ll be protected against reprisals.

Sound the alarm!

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Information

Contact the AMF Information Centre for assistance and answers to your questions!

Do you suspect the legality of an investment offer or believe you’ve been a victim of financial fraud? Over 25 agents are available to help you.

Contact us

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