Protect Yourself From Fraud

Check before you invest

As an active member of the Retirement Industry Trust Association (RITA), STRATA Trust Company supports initiatives to reduce fraud against our clients and all Americans. We believe that with the right tools, investors can avoid becoming victims of investment fraud and scams. The information we’ve collected below offers advice as well as tips on how to protect your retirement funds.

The following links are provided as a courtesy to help our clients stay informed and to provide easy access to government websites where you can report fraudulent activity.

U.S. Securities & Exchange Commission (SEC)

SEC Action Lookup – Individuals (SALI)
SEC investor information and alerts
SEC tips, complaints and referrals
Report suspected investment fraud to the SEC

Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA)

Investor information
Protect yourself from fraud
Investor alerts
Broker Check

U.S. Commodities Futures Trading Commission

Release Number 8215-20: CFTC Advisory Warns Customers to Carefully Assess Precious Metals Pitches Touting CARES Act Rules
Avoid fraud in precious metals transactions

North American Securities Administrators Association (NASAA)

Investor information

Internal Revenue Service (IRS)

Tax scams and consumer alerts
IRS Publication 3125: The IRS Does Not Approve IRA Investments (9-2017)

The security of your account is our top priority.

At STRATA, we take fraudulent activity very seriously. To learn more about what to watch out for or ways to keep your investments safe from fraud please contact us.


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