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State Securities Fraud Laws

Securities fraud and similar offenses involving the stock markets or investments have become more publicized in light of the more recent scandals in big business and the financial sectors. Securities fraud is regulated at both the state and federal level, depending on the specific circumstances. Please choose a state from the map or the list below for state-specific definitions and statutes for securities fraud, including in depth overviews of select states' securities fraud offenses, penalties, and more.