File a Complaint

The Secretary of State's Office is responsible for ensuring compliance with state securities laws through the Securities Division. This responsibility includes enforcement of the law when violations occur, and the regulation of investment sales through registration of securities, broker-dealers, agents, investment advisers and investment adviser representatives. State securities laws are often referred to as the "Blue Sky Law" and are intended to protect investors from fraudulent investment schemes.

How To Fill Out The Complaint Form:


  1. Please answer each question. If a question does not apply to your particular situation, please fill in "n/a" (not applicable).

  2. Be as concise and as specific as possible when answering the questions. Present the events in the order in which they happened using dates whenever possible.

  3. If you are in doubt as to whether to include a fact in your summary or a piece of documentation, please include it.

  4. Be sure to send copies of any documents concerning your investment that were given to you by the company or individual involved or that you may have obtained from another source. Keep the originals for your files.

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Once a Complaint is Received by the Missouri Investor Protection Center:


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