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Investor Alert: Zika Crisis May Give Rise to Investment Scams

03/09/2016
The SEC’s Office of Investor Education and Advocacy is issuing this Investor Alert to warn investors about potential investment scams involving companies that claim their products or services relate to the Zika virus.

The SEC’s Office of Investor Education and Advocacy is issuing this Investor Alert to warn investors about potential investment scams involving companies that claim their products or services relate to the Zika virus.

Investment scam artists often exploit the latest crisis to line their own pockets and Zika is no exception.  The SEC staff is aware of increased stock promotion of companies that claim to be developing products or services relating to the Zika virus.

Beware of Zika-Related Investment Scams

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