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Learning about investing starts with the CORE FOUR: Making Investments, Investing for Retirement, Choosing a Financial Professional, and Scams & Unsuitable Investments. All are available in Spanish.

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Order the 10th anniversary edition of the Texas Investor Guide: Strategies for Investing Wisely and Avoiding Financial Fraud. For free copies, provide a mailing address to txig@ssb.texas.govThe Investor Guide is also in Spanish.

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Consent Order Entered Resolving Unregistered Activity

The State Securities Board and Solium Financial Services, LLC resolved the firm’s unregistered dealer activity over an extended period of time with the entry of a consent order . Solium agreed to comply with the provisions of Section 12.A of the Texas Securities Act .

This matter was...

Commissioner enters order against Georgetown promoter of fraudulent medical investment

Securities Commissioner Travis J. Iles entered an order finding that Georgetown resident Randall “Randy” Johnson engaged in an illegal and fraudulent offering of investments tied to medical devices.

The order also found Johnson engaged in a scheme to obstruct the investigation of the...

Commissioner Stops Mind Capital From Marketing Fraudulent International Cryptocurrency Pyramid Scheme to Texans

Securities Commissioner Travis J. Iles brought an emergency action to stop Mind Capital OÜ aka Mind Capital Tech SL, a Spanish and Estonian domiciled company, from illegally promoting a cryptocurrency investment pyramid scheme in Texas.

According to the order, investors purchase MCcoin...

Houston May Have a Problem…

The Texas State Securities Board issued two emergency cease and desist orders against firms and individuals claiming to provide lucrative investment opportunities in international cryptocurrency trading platforms that trade bitcoin and mine cryptocurrency. The subjects of the orders purport to...

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The State Securities Board is responsible for administering and enforcing the Texas Securities Act. The mission of the State Securities Board is to protect Texas investors. Consistent with that purpose, the Agency seeks to ensure a free and competitive securities market for Texas, increase investor confidence, and thereby encourage the formation of capital and the creation of new jobs in Texas.

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