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FIVE RED FLAGS FOR FRAUD
8/19/2016

The SEC's Office of Investor Education and Advocacy recently updated an Investor Alert for seniors. Older Americans are often targets of investment fraud. The SEC’s Office of Investor Education and Advocacy issued this updated Investor Alert to help seniors identify signs that what is offered as an investment may actually be a fraud. One red flag is unregistered and unlicensed Sellers. Always check whether the person offering to sell you an investment is registered and licensed, even if you know him or her personally. Unregistered and unlicensed persons commit many of the frauds that target older investors. Researching the background of the individuals and firms selling you investments, including their registration/license status and disciplinary history, is easy and free... HIGHLIGHTED EVENT: Want to learn more about investing? Attend an AAII Local Chapter Meeting near you...

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