Free Investor Publications

Download PDFs or order printed copies of FINRA's educational publications and other materials free of charge.

Financial Fraud Research Center

A joint project of the Stanford Center on Longevity and the FINRA Foundation with the primary purpose is to collect, direct and disseminate research that gets to the root causes of financial fraud and how to detect and prevent it.

Protect Yourself and Others From Fraud

Investment fraud criminals use sophisticated tactics to get people to part with their money. So it's important to learn about the red flags of financial fraud. SaveAndInvest.org offers unbiased information and strategies to help you avoid investment fraud.

Free DVD

"Trick$ of the Trade"

Order your free copy of "Trick$ of the Trade: Outsmarting Investment Fraud." Seen on PBS stations nationwide, this FINRA Foundation documentary uncovers the psychology of a scam and reveals ways to protect yourself and others.

Con 'Em If You Can

Con 'Em If You Can

In this interactive strategy game, learn first-hand about the tactics used to perpetrate fraud, so you’ll be better able to defend against them. Go to the game website to watch the trailer, learn more and play the game today! Or download the app directly to your mobile device from the app stores (search "Con Em").

Ask and Check

Before You Invest, Ask and Check

Learn what to ask when approached to buy an investment and how to verify if both the seller and the product are registered.

Victim Recovery Checklists

Victim Recovery Checklists

If you are a victim of financial fraud, follow these checklists to reclaim power from the fraudsters and move forward toward recovery.

NW3C

Meet Our Partners

NW3C

NW3C provides a nationwide support system for law enforcement and regulatory agencies involved in the prevention, investigation and prosecution of economic and high-tech crime. We deliver training in computer forensics, cyber and financial crime investigations and intelligence analysis. We offer investigative support to agencies investigating white collar and related crimes. We conduct original research on all facets of white collar crime. We are a valuable partner in the Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3®), which allows victims of cyber crime to report incidents to law enforcement.

Learn more about our partners.