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Gas and Oil

When oil prices rise or when oil-producing countries undergo periods of instability, regulators almost always see an increase in gas and oil scams.  But these scams abound regardless of market circumstances.

You'll find timeless tips in Beware of Oil and Gas Schemes, an investor alert from the North American Securities Administrators Association.


We have provided this information as a service to investors.  It is neither a legal interpretation nor a statement of SEC policy.  If you have questions concerning the meaning or application of a particular law or rule, please consult with an attorney who specializes in securities law.

Modified: 01/11/2005