‘Trick$ of the Trade’ at The Flicks on April 1
Before you write that check for a too-good-to-be-true investment, you need to ask a simple question: “What’s in it for them?”
Today’s investors are savvier than ever before. With the Internet at their fingertips, they can check into stocks, markets and bonds before the end of day. But, those con artists who prey on neighbors, friends and relatives count on the fact the offering they bring is not so easy to find.
- Hear from the victims
- Learn the various investment frauds
- Witness the psychology of a scam
- See the RED warning flags
- Identify the victim types
A new documentary, “Trick$ of the Trade: Outsmarting Investment Fraud,” produced by WQED and FINRA, shows you how to stop fraudsters from taking your money.
This documentary, produced by WQED-TV and FINRA (Investors Education Foundation), highlights who the potential targets are; the persuasion tactics con artists use; the ways to cut risky behaviors by asking questions, and the steps to take before making any investment decision.
“Trick$ of the Trade” shows how investment fraud affects thousands of Americans and accounts for billions in lost personal savings every year. Regardless of age, place or circumstances, everyone is at risk.
The FREE showing is scheduled for 5:30 p.m., Monday, April 1, 2013, at The Flicks, 646 Fulton Street, Boise, ID 83702. There is limited seating, so tickets are on a first come first seated basis.