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Crypto Scams Are Biggest Threat to Investors in 2022, Regulators Say


Investments tied to cryptocurrencies and digital assets are by far the biggest threats facing individual investors in 2022, according to an annual survey of securities regulators by the North American Securities Administrators Association.

Fraud offerings tied to promissory notes, money scams offered over the internet and social media, and frauds involving self-directed individual retirement accounts filled out the NASAA’s list of the top-four threats to the financial health of retail investors.