BBB/FINRA team up for Investment Fraud Event

March 06, 2013

BBB/FINRA team up for Investment Fraud Event

Just in time for consumer protection week, your BBB serving Northern Indiana and FINRA, the Financial Industry Regulatory Agency, are co-sponsoring an educational seminar on how to outsmart investment fraud. Now more than ever, it’s essential that consumers be aware of the pitfalls of investing their money.. The event will be held on Friday, March 15, from 11:00 AM to 12:30 PM at Sweetwater located at 5501 US Hwy 30 W in Fort Wayne, IN. Some of the topics covered are:

· Common Scams and Scope of the Problem

· Key Victim Risk Factors

· Phantom Riches (think Bernie Madoff)

· Persuasion Tactics

· Where to check to find out the credentials of your Investment Advisor

A staff member from the Secretary of State’s office will be there to answer your questions. The seminar is free and includes a complimentary snack prior to the workshop. Reservations are required. To RSVP, email by Wednesday, March 13th.

For more information

contact Kim Goodspeed at or 260-423-4433 x316.