Schemes and Scams to Look Out For
U.S. SEC Investor Alerts and Bulletins:
- Look Out for Coronavirus-Related Investment Scams – Investor Alert
- Frauds Targeting Main Street Investors — Investor Alert
While it seems like thieves and con artists are coming up with new schemes every day, committing acts of fraud are as old as time. Equity Trust Company knows there will always be people who resort to dishonest means for financial gains.
As the owner of a self-directed IRA, all of the investments in your account(s) will come from your own discovery and direction. There is always risk when it comes to investing, but education is one of the best ways to manage risk.
When it comes to fraud, bad things can and do happen to even the most careful, cautious, or conservative person. However, Equity Trust Company believes in clients’ seeking out education on the most common fraud schemes and scams is a great step towards protecting their investments and financial future.
For more information regarding fraud topics please visit, http://www.fbi.gov/scam-safety/fraud.