As an investor, you are always looking for a new market or a piece of information that will give you a competitive edge. When discovering new information on the latest opportunities, you are rightfully skeptical of some and seize upon others. The integration of technology in our daily routines has opened up a new realm of possibilities in both our professional and personal lives, but with that, a new field of risks too.
Investing is exciting, and it's easy to get caught up in the promise of fast money. That being said, investment fraud is unfortunately all too common - especially among seniors. Sadly, many scammers attempt to prey on older people, as they believe they may be able to get easy money this way. It's important to take the following five steps to ensure that you or an older loved one are not the victim of an investment scam.
The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) has reported an $18.5 million record security arbitration decision against UBS Financial Services to clients who invested in Puerto Rico closed-end municipal bond funds. The clients were represented by the prominent securities and investor rights attorney Timothy J. Dennin.