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Outsmarting Investment Fraud: Smart Tips for Investors Series

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The Better Business Bureau of Akron, Inc., in partnership with the Akron-Summit County Public Library, and FINRA Investor Education Program will present ‘Tricks of the Trade – Outsmarting Investment Fraud.’ The program is designed to help investors make smarter investing decisions while avoiding fraud, risky investments and unlicensed brokers.

The free series will be held at eight Akron-Summit County Public Library branch locations through Wednesday, November 6, 2013.

Attendees will find out whom the fraudsters are targeting and the five most common tactics they use.Topics discussed will include what the face of investment fraud looks like, typical risk factors, the most common persuasion

tactics used, and how to protect yourself from scams.

Programs will be held at the following Akron-Summit County Public Library branch locations:

October 7, 2013 at 6:30 p.m. - Norton Branch Library

October 8, 2013 at 6:30 p.m. - Northwest Akron Branch Library

October 12, 2013 at 10:00 a.m. - Main Library Meeting room 2AB

October 16, 2013 at 6:30 p.m. - Mogadore Branch Library

October 23, 2013 at 6:30 p.m. - Nordonia Hills Branch Library

October 28, 2013 at 6:30 p.m. - Portage Lakes Branch Library

November 6, 2013 at 6:30 p.m. - Green Branch Library

Please visit the Consumer Services page on akron.bbb.org, or visit akronlibrary.org for additional information.


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