- NY Credits : 4.0
- TX Credits : 4.0
Recognizing investment fraud before falling victim to it is an important part of skillful and successful investing. Ponzi schemes have been around for a long time, yet they still exist because there are still people who get convinced by con artists that profit is to be had. Advance Fee fraud has been documented many times as well. One of the most notable advance fee frauds is the Nigerian 419 case. This case and others are presented in this course to educate the learner on how to recognize these types of investment fraud in order to avoid it.
This course is most beneficial to professionals new to investment fraud who may be at the staff or entry level in organization but also for a seasoned professional with limited exposure to investment fraud.
Upon successful completion of this course, the user should be able to:
identify Ponzi schemes;
recognize advance fee fraud; and
determine whether situations are opportunities are a scam.