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Old 06-16-2007, 05:30 PM   #21
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I've read a few horror stories on other stock forums - in one case shares were actually falsified(!!??) and people were fighting about whether they actually bought real shares in a company or not. I don't even know know it turned out (I'm guessing the company went under anyhow, making it a moot point), but who wants to hassle with that stuff?


search for my story about BCIT....i posted it a while back. i was actually sued in federal court for buying fake shares of a company... i bought them through etrade and they wouldnt stand behind them

what a joke

stay away imho
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Old 06-16-2007, 10:25 PM   #22
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BCIT! That was the one, thanks - I had forgotten the symbol.

I'll go back and find your post, but this seems like a good reason to be very, very,very careful out in the land of the pink sheets. I'll do my investing in other areas.

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