It sounds too good to be true. Your old college roommate has just come up to you on the links and told you about an investment that's a sure thing. "The returns are basically guaranteed!" he enthusiastically reminds you for the third time.
In our many years fighting for the victims of financial fraud, we've learned that all shady investments share certain key characteristics, such as missed payments, pushy investors, and even some written guarantees from seemingly trustworthy entities.
So how can you know if that investment opportunity is something truly too good to pass up or just the brain child of a wannabe Charles Ponzi? Take this questionnaire to find out.