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FEB21
Don't Lose That Device

Did you know that according to the Verizon DBIR report, you are 100 times more likely to lose a laptop or mobile devices than have it stolen? When you are traveling, always double-check to make sure you have your mobile device with you, such as when leaving airport security, exiting your taxi or check out of your hotel.

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FEB15
Imposter Scams: Don’t Be Fooled By “Guarantees” or Money-Making Pitches from “Regulators”

FINRA is issuing this Alert to warn investors that scammers are posing as regulators to separate you from your money. We want you to know that neither FINRA, nor any of its executives, will ever provide a "guarantee" on an investment or offer to...

Finra Alerts
JAN17
Updated: Investing with Borrowed Funds: No “Margin” for Error

FINRA is re-issuing this alert because we are concerned that many investors may underestimate the risks of trading on margin and misunderstand the operation of, and reason for, margin calls.

Finra Alerts
DEC2017
Don’t Fall for Cryptocurrency-Related Stock Scams

In today’s “hot” cryptocurrency environment, it’s easy for companies or their promoters to make glorified claims about new products, services and other cryptocurrency-related connections. And, even when legitimate companies flock to a hot, new...

Finra Alerts
SEP2017
Updated: Five Do’s and Don’ts That Can Help You Achieve Greater Financial Security

Drawing on the findings of the FINRA Investor Education Foundation's National Financial Capability Study of more than 25,000 American adults, the FINRA Foundation has developed five tips to help consumers both manage their day-to-day financial...

Finra Alerts
AUG2017
Initial Coin Offerings: Know Before You Invest

FINRA has issued a new alert to inform investors about the potential risks of participating in Initial Coin Offerings, or ICOs. Investors should be aware that ICOs differ significantly from initial public offerings (IPOs). Unlike stocks, ICOs...

Finra Alerts
AUG2017
Beware of Stock Fraud in the Wake of Hurricane Harvey

Financial fraud routinely follows on the heels of disaster. Hurricane Harvey and the historic flooding it left it its wake is no exception. We are issuing this Alert to warn investors that investment scams may come your way touting stocks and...

Finra Alerts
JUL2017
Fake Online Job Interviews: Terminate Before It’s Too Late

Some companies and recruiters use online video call technologies such as Skype as a convenient and cost-effective way to interview job applicants. Unfortunately, fraudsters are using them too, and they aren't looking to offer you a job. FINRA is...

Finra Alerts