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SEC launches ad campaign to remind investors: If it sounds too good to be true...

SEC launches ad campaign to remind investors: If it sounds too good to be true...

There’s no risk. This opportunity won’t last long. This is the perfect time. You’re money can only grow.

If it sounds too good to be true, it most likely is.

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission plans to begin running public service announcements around the country — and in Baltimore — to remind viewers of this investment adage and refer them to its information website for investors: Investor.gov.

The site offers a variety of information for investors, including a free search tool to allow investors to check the background of their investment professional and potentially avoid...

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