World Investor Week 2021

NFA held World Investor Week webinar for investors on October 6

On Wednesday, October 6, NFA and the CFTC held a free webinar entitled, Virtual Currency Frauds: Spotting and Avoiding Common Scams.

During the webinar, representatives from NFA and the CFTC discussed, among other things:

  • Avoiding “get rich quick” and “can't lose” schemes;
  • Researching investment opportunities independently;
  • Understanding the risks that exist in all investments, including initial coin offerings and crypto-assets;
  • Conducting due diligence when considering investments; and
  • Recognizing the red flag warning signs of online investment fraud.