Report Fraud: Investing
Before investing with a new broker or financial advisor, consider checking out the respective credentials at the following resources:
If you spot a crowdfunding scam, first report it to the crowdfunding platform. You may also want to let the social media platform know that you’ve spotted a scam on their network. Here are links to report to some of those companies:
Then, report the campaign organizer to
- The attorney general of the state in which the campaign organizer lives, if you know it, or where the business project is being developed, if the funds are raised for a business purpose
- If you spot a problem with a local charity listed on an online fundraising platform that serves your community, tell your state’s charities regulator .