Avoiding Investment Fraud

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FOIL Requests
  • Research the "investment opportunity." Investments must be suitable for your lifestyle and income-level
     
  • Carefully read over the prospectus or information presented with the investment opportunity before acting
     
  • Check to ensure the broker, investment adviser and their firm are licensed or registered with the U.S. Securities Exchange Commission (SEC)
     
  • Don't be pressured to act quickly
     
  • Ask for advice from a trusted family member or friend
     
  • If you suspect a scam, contact the SEC at 1-800-SEC-0330

Last Modified: July 06, 2010