Crowdfunding Efforts Draw Suspicion

Regulators are scrutinizing about 200 websites set up by entrepreneurs to profit from a more lenient law on the sale of shares in small companies.

State securities officials identified the websites after a sweep of thousands of Internet addresses for possible threats to investors following the looming change.

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