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Investment Fraud

  • By: Joan Luxenburg
  • In: Encyclopedia of Deception
  • Edited by: Timothy R. Levine
  • Subject:Interpersonal Relationships, Interpersonal Communication, Moral Development

Investment fraud involves theft by deception. Its victims are unwary individuals who purchase or sell securities or commodities with the expectation of a profit or return in the form of interest, dividends, or income. Investment fraud comes in many varieties. It ...

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