Like anything else involving a computer, forex trading (trading in foreign currencies) can leave you open to attacks from scammers and identity thieves. But you can avoid these online forex predators by using common sense and current computer security software. If you think you have been a victim of an online forex scam, contact the National Fraud Information Center and the US Securities and Exchanges Commission (SEC).

You’ve Got The Tip. Now What?

You can get hot tips from a variety of places on the web, even if the places look legitimate. Hot online forex tips can be found on websites, investment forums, in personal finance chat rooms and your e-mail’s inbox. Use your common sense; if the information sounds too good to be true, it is.

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