Posted by Mark Pugsley.

The Utah office of the FBI just released a video about Ponzi schemes, affinity fraud, and how to spot trouble. The video, which was produced by the FBI Salt Lake City Division, features interviews with FBI Special Agent in Charge James S. McTighe, Security and Exchange Commission Regional Director Ken Israel, Utah Division of Securities Director Keith Woodwell, and an investor who explains how affinity fraud cost her thousands of dollars. Here is a link to the Video. A Deseret News article on the creation of the new “Utah Securities Fraud Task Force” is here.

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