As SEC charges first brokerage to run afoul of new investor protection rule, here's how to find a good financial advisor

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Finding a broker or financial advisor you can trust may, at times, seem a daunting task. That's especially true when investors see sensational stories of brokers fleeing the police in an underwater getaway or faking their death in an airplane crash.

Then there are the high-profile fraudsters such as Bernie Madoff, who masterminded the nation's biggest investment fraud in history — a Ponzi scheme that cost tens of thousands of investors up to $65 billion.

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