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International Stock Scams

International investing has a lot of advantages, but it also happens to be a haven for scam artists who prey on misinformed investors. Learn more about some of the things you can do to protect yourself and your hard-earned dollars.

Avoiding International Investment Scams
Learn the most common international investment scams and some warning signs that can keep you in the clear when investing abroad.

5 Ways to Protect Yourself From International Stock Scams
The North American Securities Administrators Association offers 5 helpful tips on how to protect yourself from international stock scam artists.

Past International Stock Scams
The methods used by international stock scam artists may change over time, but their basic pitch is often the same.

Beware of Chinese Stock Scams
China has been one of the world's best-performing stock markets in recent years. But the lure of easy riches has also made it a prime subject of some unsavory stock scams. Read FINRA's guidelines on what to watch out for if a Chinese investment opportunity sounds "too good to be true."

Foreign Currency Scams
Like commodity futures trading, the foreign currency markets have long been associated with fast, easy riches -- a natural haven for scam artists. The Wall Street Journal examines how foreign exchange scams have spread in recent years.

How to Complain About a Stock Scam
If something smells a little fishy and you think you might have been targeted by scam artists, speak up! The NASAA has an email form that makes it easy to alert your state securities regulator.

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