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Fraudsters Steal FA’s Identity to Trick Investors Into Crypto Trades

The name of a financial advisor was used without permission to set up a website to trick investors into making cryptocurrency transactions. So reports Fox 2 Now in St. Louis.

fraud 2695269 640smallFraudsters took publicly available information and created the site BrendaLeeTrades.com, along with related Facebook and Instragram accounts. The page had grammar and spelling errors and featured incorrect phone numbers.

Those associated with the site were sent a cease and desist order from the Securities Division of Missouri’s Secretary of State Jay Ashcroft.

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