BBB Smart Investing: Complimentary Seminar on “Outsmarting Investment Fraud”

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Free Tools Help Investors Avoid Scams and Make Informed Investment Decisions.

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WHAT: “Outsmarting Investment Fraud” free consumer education seminar

WHO: Hosted by Better Business Bureau Serving Greater Los Angeles and the FINRA Investor Education Foundation (part of the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority that regulates brokers, investment firms, etc.)

Who should attend? Anyone with a retirement plan, 401(K), pension, investment    portfolio, money in savings, or dreams for the future

WHEN:    Tuesday, July 16, 2013 at 6:00 p.m.

WHERE:    17011 Beach Blvd. #900
        Huntington Beach, CA

WHY:    Since 2011, the Justice Department reports more than 500 federal prosecutions for investment fraud, with losses to investors topping $20 billion.

BBB and FINRA have joined forces to create BBB Smart Investing (, a consumer education program that helps investors avoid scams and make smart decisions about where to invest their hard-earned money. The centerpiece of the campaign is “Outsmarting Investment Fraud,” a fun and interesting look at how scams work, and how to reduce your risk with some simple tools. Protect yourself and your family against investment scams.

Refreshments will be served. Please join us!

HOW:     Please RSVP as soon as possible. Three ways to respond:
                Online at
                Email rsvp(at)la.bbb(dot)org
                Call 323-473-5002

MEDIA ONLY CONTACT: Katherine Hutt at khutt(at)council.bbb(dot)org or 703-247-9345

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