The SEC’s Atlanta Regional Office will join Georgia-area government officials for a telephone-town hall on Thursday, May 21 from 6:20 p.m. to 7:20 p.m. about avoiding scams related to COVID-19 and other financial fraud targeting seniors. The call is free and open to the public. Please see the event page for details, including registration information.
While many people are looking out for their families and neighbors during this difficult time, fraudsters are eyeing new ways to steal money by preying on their anxieties. The SEC has halted trading in dozens of stocks in connection with COVID-19 and brought charges in these alleged scams.
This telephone town hall will be an opportunity for local investors to hear valuable tips from the experts on how to avoid losing money to fraud.