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Anyone can become a victim of investment fraud. You don't have to be wealthy or live in a big city to be targeted by a con artist. You may be a sophisticated, experienced investor and still fall for a smooth scam. Learn to recognize the warning signs of a con artist.
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SANTA FE – The New Mexico Regulation and Licensing Department’s Securities Division today issued an advisory urging investors to approach high-yield investment programs with caution.
High-yield investment programs, or HYIPs, are Ponzi schemes sold by unlicensed individuals. “In the past, con artists relied on word of mouth to lure investors into these investments. Now they rely on the Internet and social media buzz to quickly popularize their schemes before the fraud is discovered,” New Mexico Regulation and Licensing Superintendent, Mike Unthank said.