Distributorship and Franchise Fraud

Distributorships and franchises can be legitimate and often profitable forms of business enterprises. Fast food and quick-printing franchises are examples of opportunities offered by national organizations to individuals willing to invest a substantial amount of money for the right to operate such businesses.

Unfortunately, there are some devious promoters who use the cover of legitimate businesses to advertise fraudulent opportunities. They take their investors’ money and quietly go out of business.

Watch for these warning signs: