División de Valores, 3er Piso
Comisión Corporativa de Arizona
Calle 1300 del Oeste Washington
Phoenix, AZ 85007
Principal: (602) 542-4242
Número Gratuito en Arizona:
What Every Investor Should Know
What is virtual currency? Unlike traditional currency, these alternative currencies are not typically backed by tangible assets, are not issued by a governmental authority and are subject to little or no regulation. The value of virtual currencies may be highly volatile and the concept behind the currency is difficult to understand even for sophisticated financial experts. Investors should be aware that investments that incorporate virtual currencies present very real risks.
The Commission’s Securities Division urges investors not to make substantial investments into this type of risky investment without first considering some important issues. Some common concerns investors should consider:
For more information about the risks of investing in virtual currency, visit the Fraud Prevention Center of azcc.gov/azinvestor.
Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC)
North American Securities Administrators Association (NASAA)
US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC)
Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA)
The information provided on this website is not comprehensive, is not offered as legal or investment advice, and is not a substitute for competent legal or financial counsel. The Securities Division provides this information to give you an overview of the topics discussed. You should not rely on the accuracy of this information, but should carefully review all applicable statutes and regulations with the assistance of legal counsel.
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