Originally Posted by donheff
The advisor complies and when they realize the error it is too late to stop the loss.
There is your problem. Simply do not do business with any [name your professional] that accepts instruction by email, especially where a financial transaction is involved.
There are plenty of crooked [insert name here -- financial advisors, brokers, doctors, lawyers, car salesmen, insurance salesmen, neighbors, relatives, plumbers, HVAC contractors, roofers, home builders, convenience store clerks, pastors, diy retirees, strangers on the street . . .] -- well if you read this far and don't get it yet, go ahead and do whatever you wish.