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Protecting Against Investment Fraud

After 45 years of marriage, I am now in charge of my investments. Prior to my husband's death, he handled all of our financial decisions. What can I do to protect myself from investment fraud?

According to the North American Securities Administrators Association (NASAA), the ideal victim for an investment scam artist is an elderly widow. Con artists know that senior women are vulnerable after the death of their spouse. They will not hesitate to take advantage of the situation, especially when there is an insurance settlement involved.

The best way to avoid investment fraud is through education. Never make an investment decision without first doing your homework. For example, check out the broker or investment professional who solicited you. We have written extensively on this topic in our article, Reducing Your Odds of Financial Loss Starts with Choosing the Right Investment Professional.

Among other things, you also need to find out if the investment you are considering is registered. There are registration requirements for securities, brokers and brokerage firms. Read more in our article, Registration Requirements for Securities, Brokerage Firms & Investment Professionals.

Need More Information?

Investment misconduct can be complex and confusing. That’s why we’re here to help you. Visit our Common Questions page to find in depth answers directly from our attorneys. Get More Answers
Have You Been a Victim of Investment Fraud?

You trusted your financial advisor with your money, but now you're left wondering what went wrong. If you or a loved one suffered losses because of investment misconduct, Meyer Wilson can step in and fight to recover your losses. The team of investment fraud lawyers at the firm has been helping people like you since 1999 by winning judgments, settlements and verdicts worth hundreds of millions of dollars against brokerage firms, financial advisors and banks.

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