Investment fraud --it's probably
too good to be true
Radio Transcript, 60 seconds, for use during week
of March 31.
This is an Invest Wisely minute brought to you by Iowa State
Investment frauds and scams can occur through telephone or e-mail
solicitations. Be careful of any such approaches. The
caller may have a name similar to a respected business. High-pressure
sales tactics may be used as well as false promises. Your
credit card or checking account information may be requested
to verify that you are eligible for a “free” offer.
Skepticism is a good defense against becoming a victim of investment
fraud. Proceed slowly and cautiously before making any
Remember, it’s probably investment fraud if it sounds
too good to be true.
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