The growing use of social media platforms such as Facebook, Instagram and LinkedIn, has significantly altered the way in which individuals and businesses communicate and transact business. Investment providers have taken advantage of this opportunity and have utilised online forum to advertise their products to a wider audience. As a result, consumers are exposed to a wide array of attractively packaged investment offerings targeting their money. It is important for consumers to be aware of their rights and responsibilities as investors, in order to protect themselves from becoming victims of fraudulent investments schemes. In part one of this two-part feature, titled ‘Know Your Rights as an Investor’, we focus on the personal role of the investor in making informed decisions.
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