Is the deal too good to be true[1]

IS THE DEAL TOO GOOD TO BE TRUE? (WORKSHOP)

OBJECTIVES

Learn to identify the different types of unregulated investment schemes and possible scams to avoid being a victim. Learn about unfair sales practices and your rights under the Consumer Protection (Fair Trading) Act.

COURSE OUTLINE

  • Types of Scams
  • What is a Money Mule
  • Types of Unregulated Investment Schemes
  • Pitfalls in dealing with unregulated entities
  • Role of CASE when dealing with errant traders
  • Lemon Law
  • Financial Industry Disputes Resolution Centre (FIDReC)
  • Dealing with CaseTrusted Businesses
  • What to look out for in a salesperson when you want to rent, sell or purchase a property

WHO WILL BENEFIT?

Those who want to know the types of scams how people fall into them.

Those who want to learn about Lemon law and avenues for victims of unfair business practice to seek resource.

Understand how organizations such as CASE and CEA protect consumers against unethical salespersons.

Recommended Duration: 3 Hours


BEWARE OF SCAMS (TALK)

OBJECTIVES

This talk aims to help you understand the different types of scams and how to avoid being a victim. This talk will also mention various unregulated investment schemes and the risks of investing in such schemes.

COURSE OUTLINE

  • Types of Scams
  • What is a Money Mule?
  • Unregulated Investment Schemes and the pitfalls in dealing with unregulated entities

Duration: 1 Hour


WHEN THE DEAL TURNS SOUR (TALK)

OBJECTIVES

The talk will cover some of the common unfair practices under Consumer Protection (Fair Trading) Act (CPFTA), ways for consumers to seek recourse and role of Consumer Association of Singapore (CASE). The talk will also cover lease, sale and purchases of property and the role of Council for Estate Agencies (CEA).

COURSE OUTLINE

  • Role of CASE when dealing with errant traders
  • Lemon Law
  • Financial Industry Disputes Resolution Centre (FIDReC)
  • Dealing with CaseTrusted Businesses
  • Unregulated Investment Schemes and pitfall in dealing with unregulated entities
  • What to look out for in a salesperson when you want to rent, sell or purchase a property

Duration: 1 Hour


Who Should Attend?
Those who want to know the types of scams and how people fall into them. Those who want to learn about Lemon Law and avenues for victims of unfair business practice to seek recourse. Understand how organizations such as CASE and CEA protect consumers against unethical salespersons.