The following lines aim to provide a guide for reducing the chances of being scammed, while making your investment decision. In order to invest prudently and avoid investment scams, research each investment opportunity and ask questions. The following steps, recommended by the SEC, should be followed:
Be on the look out for the following "red flags" delineated by the SEC:
Following the above instruction can significantly reduce the risk of falling victim to an investment scam. And yet, if you somehow happen to become the object of an investment fraud, contact your broker or directly send a complaint to the SEC through the following link http://www.sec.gov/complaint.shtml. Act promptly because by law you only have a limited time to take legal action.