Tag Archives: Office of Investor Education and Advocacy

Hey Buddy, Want to Invest in a Zika Cure?

Psst! There’s a company that’s got a Zika vaccine coming. Better invest now! The Securities and Exchange Commission has posted a new Investor Advisory about stock scams dealing with the Zika virus. The Office of Investor Education and Advocacy says … Continue reading

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Red Flags That the Crowdfunding Deal Is A Scam

The Securities and Exchange Commission’s Office of Investor Education and Advocacy published 10 red flags to tip you off that the private placement you are looking at could be a scam, including: a claim of high returns with little risk; … Continue reading

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