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State Securities Cops: Senior Investors Facing a Perfect Storm for Investment Fraud

State Regulators Announce Initiatives to Help Seniors Weather Dangerous Times WASHINGTON (September 4, 2003)– Volatile stock markets, record low interest rates, rising health care costs, and increasing life expectancy, have combined to create a perfect storm for investment fraud against senior investors, state securities regulators warned today. The North American Securities Administrators Association (NASAA), which […]

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Promises, promises: Investors warned about risky, fraudulent promissory notes

Con artists target elderly, even pray with victims to gain their trust Washington, D.C. (July 19, 1999) — State securities regulators are warning investors about promissory notes, often sold by insurance agents, that promise high interest rates but are in fact very risky and often fraudulent. Many victims are elderly, like an Indiana woman in […]

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