Facts About Securities and Investment Fraud

Want to pay off your house faster? Want to pay for your child's escalating tuition fees? Then the stock market is the best way to make sure you can pay for all those things. And as your investment starts to grow, you might even be able to afford to save for other things like an early retirement. But be careful who you deal with. Slick brokers are out there thinking of ways to take your money away from you for good. That's why experienced securities fraud attorneys are ready to take your case and get your money back.

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As more and more first-time investors head to the market, more people are trying to take advantage. Securities fraud is most often carried out by: brokers, dealers, company executives, and financial advisors. Since these people are on the inside of the system, the problem can be huge. That's why the Securities and Exchange Commission was set up to enforce the laws set up by the Securities Act of 1933. People found guilty of defrauding investors can face huge fines and long prison terms.

Investment fraud can afflict anybody who puts his or her faith in a financial professional, broker, or investment banker. When it comes to investing your hard-earned money, a financial professional can help you sort out stocks and bonds possibilities as well as mutual fund interests, and all your investment needs.

Investment Fraud occurs when these trusted individuals illegally profit from your investment money. Investment fraud is also a part of securities fraud. Securities is regulated by the federal Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The SEC investigates all investment and securities fraud allegations and delivers this information to state or federal prosecutors so that the perpetrators of these crimes can be penalized.

The Securities Act of 1933, often referred to as the "truth in securities" law, was issued to administer and regulate securities. The Securities Act of 1933 has two basic objectives:

  1. Require that investors receive financial and other significant information concerning securities being offered for public sale
  2. Prohibit deceit, misrepresentations, and other fraud in the sale of securities

If you've been cheated by a dishonest broker or have fallen for a get rich quick scheme, don't be ashamed. Thousands of people are tricked each year. With the help of a securities fraud attorney, you can sue the con artists in court and get your money back.

Securities Fraud Hot Topics

  • Stock manipulation
  • Insider Trading
  • Churning
  • Late Trading Schemes
  • Investment fraud
  • Stock fraud
  • Internet fraud
  • Mutual fund fraud
  • Accounting fraud

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Did You Know?

Securities Sold in the U.S. Must Be Registered

The registration forms companies file with the Securities and Exchange Commission provide essential facts while minimizing the burden and expense of complying with the law.

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