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 commiting. Investigator for the Better Business Bureau Bill Smith tells The Big Z some of the elderly are being targeted for investment scams.

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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 628-7937.

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