Under the EB-5 program, foreign investors who meet certain eligibility requirements can apply for conditional resident alien status (i.e., a conditional “green card”) in the United States by investing in the American economy. The EB-5 program has increased in popularity in recent years and with it has come increased allegations of fraud.
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Are You Potential Scam Bait? Fraudsters are skilled liars and will approach anyone at any age if they are perceived to have the assets to invest. Protect yourself by learning to recognize the red flags of a fraudulent investment pitch. Here are some common phrases that can lure you into the fraudster’s net of […]
February 21, 2012 – NASAA encourages military members and their families to shore up their defenses against investment fraud during Military Saves Week.
The SEC and NASAA warn investors of the potential risks associated with investing through self-directed Individual Retirement Accounts (self-directed IRAs).
September 7, 2011 – NASAA cautioned investors to make sure they know who they are doing business with when considering investments pitched through “friends” on social networking sites.
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