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Criminal Enforcement


The Commission’s Criminal Investigations Branch investigates securities related offences in the Criminal Code and the offences in section 155 of the Securities Act.

After an investigation, the Criminal Investigations Branch refers the case to BC Crown Counsel for charge assessment. If charges are approved, Crown Counsel prosecute the case in court.

If a person is convicted, the court can impose various penalties including jail, fines, disgorgement and restitution. Securities Act offences carry a maximum of three years jail and a fine of up to $3 million per offence.

Contact Us

If you have a complaint or concern about an individual or issuer in British Columbia, and you believe it is within the BCSC's jurisdiction, please call 1-800-373-6393, email inquiries@bcsc.bc.ca or see our Contact Us page.

Historical Cases

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Search for cases that have concluded since 2008.

Current Cases

The list below provides information on cases investigated by the Commission’s Criminal Investigations Branch that are currently before courts. 

NOTE: Where applicable, names below are also linked to the BCSC’s Disciplined Persons List for information about historical administrative (non-criminal) proceedings at the BCSC.

Name Date Event Supporting Documents
GOOD, Richard Robert March 28, 2019   
August 14, 2019
September 9, 2019
Summons Served
CC Prelim Starts
SA Trial Starts
BCSC News Release 
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GOZDEK, Richard December 3, 2018
December 9, 2019
Summons Served
Trial Starts
BCSC News Release
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MANGAT, Ravinderpaul Singh (Rob)  August 5, 2017
January 14, 2020
Arrested
Trial Starts
BCSC News Release  
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MANN, Naresh Singh (Nash) April 11, 2018
October 12, 2018
October 9, 2019
Summons Served
Pleaded Guilty
Sentencing
BCSC News Release
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MINNIE, James Waring (Terry) October 16, 2017
February 22,2019
July 17, 2019
Arrested
Pleaded Guilty
Next Appearance
BCSC News Release
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PANYAVONG, Johny June 18, 2019
July 29, 2019
Arrested
Next Appearance
BCSC News Release
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KELLER, Enna July 8, 2019
August 7, 2019
Summons Served
Next Appearance
BCSC News Release
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