The SEC’s outreach efforts initially arose because of investment frauds being targeted at those who had received payouts in connection with the Cobell Indian Trust Settlement. Access to resources are also provided here to help make smart investment choices and avoid fraud.
If you would like to find out more about your broker or investment adviser, please visit: http://investor.gov/researching-managing-investments/working-brokers-investment-advisers.
For an example of SEC work involving Native American communities, please see: http://investor.gov/news-alerts/investor-alerts/cobell-indian-trust-settlement.
For information concerning alternative investments, particularly hedge funds, please visit: http://investor.gov/news-alerts/hedge-funds.
If you have comments or suggestions about the SEC’s outreach to Native Americans, please email: https://tts.sec.gov/oiea/QuestionsAndComments.html.
To report an investment fraud or concern, please visit: http://www.sec.gov/complaint/tipscomplaint.shtml