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CFTC Consumer Advisory: Forex Fraud
If it sounds too good to be true, it probably is!

Consumer Advice

  • No matter what you're told, Forex trading is risky.
  • Don't be pressured into an immediate decision.
  • Use common sense.
  • Get everything in writing.
  • Check with the CFTC.
  • Seek advice from an accountant, lawyer or an independent 3rd party.
  • Don't invest more than you can afford to lose.
  • Don't mortgage your home or cash in your savings to trade Forex.

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