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SEC Investor Ed Mar 27
Updated Investor Alert: Look Out for Coronavirus-Related Scams:
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SEC New York Mar 26
Zoom Technologies (ticker ZOOM) is NOT the similarly-named popular video communications company. Today the SEC suspended trading in the securities of Zoom Technologies.
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SEC Investor Ed Mar 12
When engaging with the SEC on social media, use our verified accounts and be alert for impersonators:
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SEC Investor Ed Mar 8
It’s . Learn what women can do to level the playing field in investing:
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SEC Investor Ed Mar 7
Getting ready to spring forward 🕑? Make sure you’re also moving forward with your financial goals. Now might be a good time to reexamine your time horizon and asset allocation.
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SEC Investor Ed Mar 7
It’s the last day of National Consumer Protection Week. Check out what steps you can take now to protect your money:
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SEC Investor Ed Mar 6
Don’t fall for these common tactics that scam artists use:
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SEC Investor Ed Mar 5
Beware of any claims that an investment is “SEC-approved.” The SEC does not “approve” investment offerings, and an SEC filing does not mean an offering has been validated.
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SEC Investor Ed Mar 5
Replying to @USAGov
A9: And remember, a scam artist can be someone you know, someone you trust, someone you look up to. When it comes to your money, don’t let your guard down.
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SEC Investor Ed Mar 5
Replying to @USAGov
A9: Even the most financially savvy people get scammed! Make sure you know the warning signs of fraud and always ask questions!
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SEC Investor Ed Mar 5
Replying to @USAGov
A7: Our investor alerts on are a great place to learn about the latest investment scams and how to avoid them: And you can sign up to receive our investor alerts here:
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SEC Investor Ed Mar 5
Replying to @USAGov
A7: Our favorite is ! You can check the background of an investment professional, learn the steps you can take to protect your hard-earned money, and more. And if you’re in the military, check out .
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SEC Investor Ed Mar 5
Replying to @USAGov
A6: Other common investment scams to look out for include Ponzi schemes, advance fee fraud, and pump-and-dump schemes. Learn about these and other scams here:
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SEC Investor Ed Mar 5
Replying to @USAGov
A6: Scam artists often exploit the latest crisis, like coronavirus. Don’t fall for a coronavirus-related investment scam! Learn more:
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SEC Investor Ed Mar 5
Replying to @USAGov
A5: And check out this quick video to learn about some common tactics that scam artists use!
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SEC Investor Ed Mar 5
Replying to @USAGov
A5: More red flags to watch out for: 🔺 Promises of high or risk-free returns 🔺 Sales tactics that discourage you from researching the investment or seller (like “act fast”) 🔺 Lack of documentation
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SEC Investor Ed Mar 5
Replying to @USAGov
A5: One big red flag of investment fraud is an unlicensed/unregistered investment professional! Always check out any investment professional – including anyone selling you an investment – with a free, simple search at .
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SEC Investor Ed Mar 5
Replying to @USAGov
A4: You can report an investment scam or suspected investment scam to the SEC here: And here’s the info you’ll need to provide when reporting:
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SEC Investor Ed Mar 5
Replying to @USAGov
A2: Before you invest, !
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SEC Investor Ed Mar 4
Protect your money. Don’t fall for investment “opportunities” that require you to pay an up-front fee in advance of receiving some promised future proceeds, money, stock, or warrants.
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