OHIO STATE FRAMEWORK FOR COMBATING INTERNET INVESTMENT FRAUDThe advent of the Internet as a common vehicle of daily communication and commerce has brought many abuses along with the obvious advantages of the medium. In the realm of commerce, there has been no shortage of Internet scam artists who aim at defrauding the public. The State of Ohio has encountered these problems for many years, meeting them by and large with the statutory tools of its consumer fraud and security laws.
The following questions have been addressed in this article:What is securities fraud?
What is investment fraud?
What are the prevalent forms of fraudulent investment scams monitored by Ohio authorities?
What questions should I ask about investment brokers and salespeople?
Where may victims of securities fraud lodge complaints?