Online InvestmentsOnline investing has become an easy way for investors to enter the arena without having to meet with brokers or companies. Online investing fraud has become more commonplace and the Securities Exchange Commission (“SEC”) has investigated numerous fraudulent claims. Online fraud will continue to exist while the Internet offers easy access for investments.
The following questions have been addressed in this article:Have there been any cases against online brokerage firms?
How can users protect themselves against Internet investment scams?
What are the types of fraud that have been found?
How can these websites be more aggressively marketed?
Have other forms of online markets proven to be successful?