It seems like more and more people are out to scam for money. One of the newest scams involves investment opportunities that aren't real. The Better Business Bureau says to check out investments thoroughly before committing in the wake of a widespread investment scheme that may have taken hundreds of thousands of dollars from consumers nationwide.

Investigator for the Better Business Bureau Bill Smith tells The Big Z the elderly are being targeted for investment scam.

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Finding a qualified and trustworthy investment adviser involves checking credentials as well as interviewing several potential advisors to find one you can work with over time.  Smith says if you are planning on investing and it doesn't seem right, call the BBB at 314-645-3300.

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