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Investing in crypto assets

Download the new investor’s guide and learn the fundamentals of this alternative investment, including the risks and scams.

Fraudster’s playbook

Investing can be part of a healthy financial future, but have you ever been offered an investment ‘opportunity’ that you weren’t sure about? Check out our new resource to help you identify and avoid the seven steps scam artists take and protect your hard-earned money – the fraudster’s playbook.

Investment fraud spotlight: COVID-19-related fraud

Fraudsters prey upon those who are emotionally and financially vulnerable, and the COVID-19 pandemic has created insecurity across many aspects of life. Learn more about the frauds that are affecting Albertans during this uncertain time, and how to protect yourself from them.

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