Scams in Real Estate by Jon Murray of Jowen Investments

  • Nischal

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    Please be aware of Real Estate scams by Jowen Investments of Chilliwack, B.C. It is a Real Estate investment company primarily owned by Jon Murray and his wife Wendy Murray. Their legal names are Jonathon James Murray and Wendy Lynn Murray. Jon Murray owns and operates,  Jowen Investments in British Columbia and True North LLC in Arizona.

    They encourage investors to do Joint Ventures in Arizona in their so called “Fix and Flip” deals.  If you travelled with Allegiant Air in 2012 to Arizona, you would have seen Jon Murray’s ads in their in-flight magazine.

    To date they have directly misappropriated $687,500.00 US Dollars in investor money. These investors have not seen a dime of their investments. Jon Murray calls himself, Mr. Creative” in his advertisements.  He is surely creative with his persuasion techniques in convincing people transfer money to his personal bank account in United States. Jon Murray would invite potential investors to Arizona and use his family as a tool to present himself as a legitimate deal maker who could make things work. He also promotes himself as a honest Christian man working for your best interest.

    Jon Murray also has a bankruptcy order against him in B.C. This was made against him by the people he owes money to. Total amount as of May 2012 was $630,326.78. That is a total of $1,317,826.78 Jon Murray scammed from people to live a luxurious life in Scottsdale, Arizona. This man is a disgrace to all the real estate investors out there who bend over backwards to make things work for their clients.

    At the moment, Jon Murray and his wife Wendy Murray are currently under investigation by Arizona Corporation Commission for violating the Securities Act. More information about this file can be obtained from The filing number with ACC is S-20883A-13-0112.

    If you or anyone you know who has been scammed by Jon Murray or his wife, Wendy Murray, please call the Arizona State Corporation at (602) 542-3026. The mailing address is:

    Arizona Corporation Commission,

    Securities Division

    1300 W. Washington, 3rd Floor

    Phoenix, AZ 85007

    You can also file a complaint at Port Moody Police where all the investor complaints have been filed. The contact information is:

    officer Budial - Port Moody RCMP - 604 461-3456, email -

    If you need any other information about Jon Murray and his investments, please contact me directly at:


  • Nischal

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     Finally the BC Securities Commission has opened the file on these two husband and wife scam artists currently living in Scottsdale, AZ. They are originally from Chilliwack, B.C.

    If you or anyone you know who has been ripped off by Jon Murray or his wife Wendy Murray, please contact the BC Securities Commission so they can be brought to justice. Here is the contact information:

    Karen Chernoff
    Case Assessment Branch
    Enforcement Division
    British Columbia Securities Commission
    Direct No. - 604 899 6659
    General No. - 604 899 6500
    Toll Free - 1 800 373 6393
    E Mail -
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