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Fraudsters Leverage Psychological Biases to Steal Your Money

Denial. Anger. Depression. There is no typical response to financial loss due to fraud, but this article may help you understand why you selected a particular investment or even allow you to spot a scheme before it’s too late.

Aiding and Abetting a Ponzi Scheme: Civil Liability for Third-Parties

Ponzi schemes have become ubiquitous in today’s investing world. At any given time, there are innumerable Ponzi schemes being carried out against unsuspecting investors. Due to headline-grabbing cases such as the Bernie Madoff scandal, many investors are now aware how these schemes operate.

Federal and State Agencies Investigate Frauds and Offer Resources to Their Victims

Multiple state and federal agencies in the United States offer consumer protection oversight and investigations for people or companies who are defrauded, cheated, and scammed. Those agencies are a resource for educational information about the latest schemes and frauds as well as options to report claims to investigators.