Think You Can Make Some Quick Money On The Most Recent Suffering Of Africans?

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Think again, at least if it involves some miniscule pharmaceutical company no one’s ever heard of on the brink of a major breakthrough vis-à-vis Ebola.

“News coverage of Ebola and Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) is likely to catch the interest of ‘pump and dump’ scammers looking to capitalize on fears of a potential pandemic,” said Gerri Walsh, Finra’s senior vice president for investor education, in a statement.

Finra Warns of Ebola Stock Scams [WSJ MoneyBeat blog]
Investment scammers busy pumping Ebola stocks amid panic [N.Y. Post]

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