Ponzi and pyramid schemes are both examples of securities fraud

Pyramid schemes are often discussed as if they are a thing of the past, which is not the case. Pyramid schemes are often confused with Ponzi schemes. While similar and both can constitute forms of securities fraud, understanding the difference between these two schemes can help victims determine how to pursue possible compensation for their losses.

The right representation in Puerto Rico matters

Laws differ from state to state, and how a claim is handled in New York might be quite different than how it might be treated elsewhere. This is why securing the guidance of someone who understands the laws applicable to a specific state or US Territory where the claim will be litigated is essential. When confrounted with securities litigation claims, finding the right representation in Puerto Rico is especially important.

5 Steps to avoid investment scams

Scammers operate at all hours of the day; they don't take vacations. Because of this, you always need to be skeptical of who assists you and your investment strategy. Also, be sure to secure your personal and financial information.

Reduce chances of broker misconduct with careful vetting

When someone is looking for a financial advisor, it is often because he or she wants sound advice from a trustworthy source. Investing is inherently a risk, but an investor does not want the risk to involve being a victim of broker misconduct. New York investors may wonder how to know if a financial advisor is trustworthy.

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