Securities Fraud

How to Protect Yourself against Investment Fraud Schemes (Part 1)

November 14, 2013

Investment fraud, which may also be referred to as stock fraud or securities fraud, involves deceiving potential investors into investing their money in some stock or commodity that doesn’t exist or that is not worth as much as the perpetrators of fraud allege it to be. Investment fraud can be particularly insidious to unknowing investors…
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An Overview of Ponzi Schemes (Part 1)

September 16, 2013

Ponzi schemes are a specific type of investment fraud in which: Investors are deceived into believing that they are investing their money into some stock or commodity when, in fact, they are not. Investors are enticed into investing in the scheme by being promised extraordinarily high or abnormally consistent returns on their investment. Investors in…
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An Overview of Securities Fraud (Part 2)

September 9, 2013

As a continuation of An Overview of Securities Fraud (Part 1), the following provides some more information regarding securities fraud and how it can financially devastate investors. While Part 1 of this blog focused on defining what securities fraud is and discussing some specific types of securities fraud, here in Part 2, we will concentrate…
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An Overview of Securities Fraud (Part 1)

September 6, 2013

Securities fraud, which may also be referred to as investment fraud or stock fraud, is the criminal practice of intentionally misrepresenting the value of stocks in an effort to entice investors to buy or sell said stocks, which, in turn, causes them to lose money. Typically, those who are victimized by securities fraud are investors…
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