At one time or another, everyone has received a chain letter scam through the regular mail or in an e-mail message. Chain mail letters promise a big return on a small investment. Don’t waste your money! Chain letters are illegal and they don’t work. Read more
In this webcast, NFA President and CEO Dan Roth discusses the common characteristics of an investment scam, different types of investment swindles, and what investors can do to help protect themselves from investment fraud.
Investment opportunities that claim to be low risk and high reward are almost always frauds. When you research investments, turn to unbiased sources. Update your security software on any computer you use to access your financial accounts. Read more
Learn to spot and avoid investment fraud as the FINRA Investor Education Foundation and AARP uncover tricks criminals use to trap their victims. Order your copy of this free DVD documentary, which has been featured on PBS. Learn more