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Texas Investor Guide 2018

Order Now: Fully Updated 2018 Texas Investor Guide

The 2018 edition of the Texas Investor Guide: Strategies for Investing Wisely and Avoiding Financial Fraud is here. As always, the new Investor Guide is fully updated, and includes new material on robo-advisory firms and other investment trends. It's free, and multiple copies available. Email relder@ssb.texas.gov and provide a mailing address.

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Order the 2018 Texas Investor Guide

It's here: the 2018 edition of the Texas Investor Guide: Strategies for Investing Wisely and Avoiding Financial Fraud .

As always, the new Investor Guide is fully updated to provide you with the latest information for smart and safe investing.

The 2018 edition includes new...

$4 Billion Crypto-Promoter Ordered to Halt Fraudulent Sales

The Texas Securities Commissioner has entered an Emergency Cease and Desist Order to halt the multiple investment programs operated by BitConnect, an overseas company that claims a market share of $4.1 billion for its cryptocurrency coins.

BitConnect is soliciting investors for...

Bitcoin Promoter USI-Tech Hit With Emergency Order

Texas Securities Commissioner Travis J. Iles entered an Emergency Cease and Desist Order Dec. 20 against USI-Tech Limited, an overseas firm that is promising low-risk, triple-digit returns from investments tied to Bitcoin mining.

The enforcement staff of the State Securities Board...

Investment Adviser Revoked for Refusing to Turn Over Emails

Texas Securities Commissioner Travis J. Iles last week revoked the investment adviser registration of Irving-based Jackson Financial Services after its president, David Jackson , repeatedly refused to turn over emails regarding his solicitation of clients.

The Disciplinary Order, entered...

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