On November 19, 2014, the US Commodity Futures Trading Commission (“CFTC”) launched a national campaign to aid investors protect themselves against financial fraud. The campaign, which is dubbed CFTC SmartCheck, includes a new website with interactive videos aimed at helping investors spot investment offers that are potentially fraudulent. The campaign will run online, with television and print adverting planned for the coming months.

Information regarding the CFTC’s campaign is available at: