British Columbia Securities Commission

British Columbia Securities Commission

October 13, 2009 15:53 ET

British Columbia Securities Commission; Investor Alert: Securities Regulator Investigating Sung Wan Kim

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - Oct. 13, 2009) - The British Columbia Securities Commission is investigating Sung Wan "Sean" Kim, the principal of Cirplus Futures Inc., a Vancouver-based exchange-contracts dealer.

Anyone who has had recent financial dealings with Kim or is a client of Cirplus should contact the BCSC. Anyone who may have information about the whereabouts of Kim should also contact BCSC staff. A Korean translator will be available through our inquiries line at 604-899-6854 or 1-800-373-6393.

Investors should not send any funds to Kim during the investigation.

The BCSC is the independent provincial government agency responsible for regulating trading in securities within the province. If you have questions, contact Andrew Poon, media relations, 604-899-6880 or Ken Gracey, media relations, 604-899-6577.

Learn how to avoid investment fraud at the BCSC's investor education website: www.investright.org.

Contact Information

  • British Columbia Securities Commission
    Andrew Poon
    Media Relations
    604-899-6880
    or
    British Columbia Securities Commission
    Ken Gracey
    Media Relations
    604-899-6577 or (Canada) 1-800-373-6393
    www.investright.org