Fraud

Scams




Fraud: an inside look




Phantom Riches

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Check out your broker, your mutual fund expenses and the latest scam at this securities regulator www.finra.org
The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority offers tools to monitor stockbrokers and indentify or avoid fraud. Go to www.finra.org   to get the professional background of current and former Finra-registered securities firms and brokers and find any regulator complaints or customer disputes. You can also see a listing of the broker’ current registrations and licenses or exams passed. At www.finra.org/investors/toolscalculators there is a risk meter and scam meter that’s based on a series of questions it may identify vulnerable individuals or investments. Can help identify fraud and offers warnings and advice.