Investor Alert: Beware of False or Exaggerated Credentials

Last week, the Securities and Exchange Commission’s (“SEC”) Office of Investor Education and Advocacy (“OIEA”) released its 13th Investor Alert of 2015, Beware of False or Exaggerated Credentials.

According to the website, the office issued the alert to inform investors of fraudulent advisors who “misrepresent their backgrounds and experience to lure investors into investment schemes.”

The alert warns investors that fraudsters may misrepresent their:

  • Education
  • Awards
  • Professional Title

To read the full alert, please click here.

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