A few simple actions can help investors sidestep the potentially devastating impact of a classic Ponzi scheme.
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Forex trading can be legitimate for governments and large institutional investors concerned about fluctuations in international exchange rates, and it can even be appropriate for some individual investors. But the average investor should be wary when it comes to forex offers.
NASAA Applauds Sen. Herb Kohl’s Leadership in the Ongoing Fight Against Senior Investment Fraud WASHINGTON, D.C., May 4, 2009—The North American Securities Administrators Association (NASAA) today announced its strong support for the “Senior Investment Protection Act of 2009” (S. 906), legislation designed to protect senior investors from unscrupulous and unqualified financial advisers. Introduced by Sen. […]
WASHINGTON, D.C. (April 29, 2009)—State securities regulators continue to see problems of fraud and abuse in the growing life settlement industry and outlined for Congress the need for strong regulation of these financial products by appropriate regulatory authorities. “Although life settlements may serve a useful purpose by enhancing the value and liquidity of life insurance […]
Older Americans Increasingly Targeted By Financial Scammers WASHINGTON (October 14, 2008) – With fraud and scams on the rise, older Americans remain a primary target for unscrupulous individuals. In collaboration with the North American Securities Administrators Association (NASAA), AARP today announces the Free Lunch Seminar Monitor program, which gives individuals an opportunity to fight back […]
California and Alabama Join Growing Number of States to Adopt Provisions Based on NASAA Model Rule on the Use of Senior Certifications and Professional Designations WASHINGTON, D.C. October 2, 2008—The North American Securities Administrators Association today commended California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger for signing into law important senior investor protection legislation based on NASAA’s Model Rule […]
Washington, D.C., Sept. 22, 2008 – As part of the Securities and Exchange Commission’s third annual Seniors Summit held in Washington today, the staff of the SEC along with the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) and the North American Securities Administrators Association (NASAA) released a joint report outlining practices that financial services firms can use […]