As securities fraud attorneys, we believe we can safely say that the Ponzi scheme can be one of the most difficult types of investment fraud to spot. Even experienced investors are sometimes taken in by unscrupulous brokers, advisors, and others who carefully charm and lie to investors to lure them in. In retrospect, many investors can see the warning signs and red flags that they had initially missed, and we believe it's important for any investor to know how to look into an investment opportunity. One important aspect is to look carefully at the company offering it.
If you look at our site often, you already know that you should check into your broker's background and carefully review all documentation related to a potential investment before you buy. To protect yourself, take the extra time to look carefully into the investment.
Watch out for the following warning signs of a fishy situation:
Despite careful research, many investors are lured into investment scams and Ponzi schemes every year. If you have personally suffered losses due to investment fraud, speak with one of our experienced securities fraud attorneys today in a completely free, no obligation consultation. Our FINRA lawyers have represented hundreds of investors nationwide in stockbroker mediation, arbitration, and litigation in an effort to recover their losses.