Investor Alerts from Other Regulators and Associations

Risks to Consumers Posed by Virtual Currencies
(Consumer Financial Protection Bureau)

 

Advertising for Unregistered Securities Offerings (PDF 546 KB)
(Securities and Exchange Commission)

 

IRS’s What Taxpayers Should Know about Identity Theft and Taxes
(Internal Revenue Service)

 

Don't Fall for Phony IRS Websites
(Internal Revenue Service)

 

Smartphone Users Should be Aware of Malware Targeting Mobile Devices and Safety Measures to Help Avoid Compromise
(Federal Bureau of Investigation)

 

SIPC Issues Warning on "Phishing" Scam Targeting Investment Scam Victims
(Securities Investor Protection Corporation)

 

Investor Bulletin: Reverse Mergers (PDF 1.8 MB)
(Securities and Exchange Commission)

 

In-Depth Guide to Public Company Auditing
(Center for Audit Quality)

 

Investors Beware of Entity Calling Itself "U.S. Securities and Equities Administration" 
(Securities and Exchange Commission)

 

Investors Beware of Phony SIPC "Look-Alike" Website Targeting Madoff Victims
(Securities and Exchange Commission)

 

Investor Alert on State of California IOUs
(Securities and Exchange Commission)

 

What You Should Know About Exchange Traded Notes

(New York Stock Exchange)

 

SIPC Warns Investors of New Identity Theft "Phishing" Scheme Involving Phony Request for Confidential Financial Information
(Securities Investor Protection Corporation)

 

Annuities and Senior Citizens: Senior Citizens Should Be Aware Of Deceptive Sales Practices When Purchasing Annuities
(National Association of Insurance Commissioners)

 

Regulators Urge Investors to Carefully Check Credentials of 'Senior Specialists'
(North American Securities Administrators Association)

 

The Cash Sweep Account: What Deal Are You Getting?

(New York Stock Exchange)

 

"Wrong Numbers" and Stock Tips on Your Answering Machine
(Securities and Exchange Commission)

 

Beware of Oil and Gas Schemes
(Washington State Department of Financial Institutions)

 

SIPC Exposes Phony "Look-Alike" Web Site
(Securities and Exchange Commission)

 

Anti-Terrorist Stop Order Letter Scam
(Federal Crimes Enforcement Network)

 

Fighting Back Against Identity Theft
(Federal Trade Commission)

 

"Brokerage Identity Theft" Scams Targeting Investors
(Securities Investor Protection Corporation)

 

Fraud on the Line: Avoiding Do Not Call Scams
(Federal Trade Commission)

 

Foreign Currency (Forex) Trading Scams
(Commodity Futures Trading Commission)

 

Viaticals/Life Settlements Information Center
(North American Securities Administrators Association)

 

CDs: Tips for Investors
(Securities and Exchange Commission)

 

Affinity Fraud: Beware of Swindlers that Claim Loyalty to Your Group
(North American Securities Administrators Association)

 

The Fleecing of Foreign Investors: Avoid Getting Burned by "Hot" U.S. Stocks
(Securities and Exchange Commission)

 

Prime Bank Fraud
(Securities and Exchange Commission)

 

Broker Cold Calling
(Securities and Exchange Commission)

 

Day Trading: Your Dollars At Risk
(Securities and Exchange Commission)