Investment Scams Hit Fast-Growing EB-5 Immigrant Investor Program

Investment Scams Hit Fast-Growing EB-5 Immigrant Investor Program

  1. Confirm that the regional center has been designated by USCIS.
  2. Obtain copies of documents provided to USCIS.
  3. Request investment information in writing.
  4. Ask if promoters are being paid.
  5. Seek independent verification.
  6. Examine structural risk.
  7. Consider the developer’s incentives.
  8. Look for waning signs of fraud, including but not limited to:
    1. Promise of a visa or becoming lawful permanent resident.
    2. Guaranteed investment returns or no investment risk.
    3. Overly consistent high investment returns.
    4. Unregistered investments.
    5. Unlicensed sellers