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CFTC/NASAA Investor Alert: Foreign Exchange Currency Fraud

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.

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Oil & Gas Investment Fraud

State securities regulators around the country warn that oil and gas investment scams are alive and well. High oil prices have created a heightened interest in investments in energy-related business ventures.

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Oil & Gas Investment Fraud

State securities regulators around the country warn that oil and gas investment scams are alive and well. High oil prices have created a heightened interest in investments in energy-related business ventures.

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Senior Investor Alert: Free Meal Seminars

State securities regulators warn senior investors to be aware that a combination of “free lunch” seminars, misleading professional “senior specialist” designations, and abusive sales practices can create a perfect storm for investment fraud.

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NASAA Warns Online Investors to Beware of Hack Attacks

Investors Urged to Carefully Monitor Online Trading Accounts WASHINGTON (October 26, 2006) – The North American Securities Administrators Association today warned investors to carefully monitor their online trading accounts in the wake of “hack attacks” in which predators have broken into customer accounts at online brokerages in the United States and Canada and made unauthorized trades […]

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Senior Investor Alert: Senior Specialist Designations

Seniors should carefully check the credentials of individuals holding themselves out as “senior specialists.”

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Affinity Fraud: Beware of Swindlers Who Claim Loyalty to Your Group

State securities regulators are warning investors to be on guard against a rise in affinity group fraud.

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