Meyer Wilson

Recovering Losses Caused By Investment Misconduct

Blog Posts in March, 2012

Congress is currently considering loosening restrictions on who can invest in companies before they go public. I caught wind of this on a recent story covering crowdfunding on NPR. In theory, the ... Continue reading "Crowdfunding and Online Stock Markets for Startups Opens Door for Investment Fraud" »
Ex-NBA Player and CEO Charged in Alleged $2M Real Estate Ponzi Scheme C. Tate George, former player for the NBA’s New Jersey Nets and CEO of purported real estate development firm The George ... Continue reading "Ex-NBA Player and CEO C. Tate George Charged in Real Estate Ponzi Scheme" »
Indianapolis-Area, High-Profile Financier Keenan Hauke, CEO of SAMEX Capital, Receives 10 Years for Securities Fraud Keenan R. Hauke, of Fishers, Indiana, was sentenced to 10 years and 1 month in ... Continue reading "Indiana Man Sentenced for Investment Fraud, Securities Fraud" »
Vermont Man Agrees to Plead Guilty in $28M Movie Investment Fraud Case The U.S. Attorney’s office filed a plea agreement late last week in the alleged multi-million-dollar “Birth of ... Continue reading "Vermont Man Pleads Guilty in Movie Investment Fraud Case Wire Fraud" »
Patrick Belzner, of Glen Arm, Maryland, has been indicted by a federal grand jury in Baltimore on charges of conspiring to commit mail fraud related to an alleged investment scam. Belzner, who also ... Continue reading "Glen Arm Man Indicted for $14 Million Maryland Investment Scam" »
Orlando Man Receives 7 Years in Prison for Defrauding the Elderly Out of Their Savings Terry Scott Hyder, of Orlando, Florida, was sentenced to 84 months in prison late last week after pleading guilty ... Continue reading "Orlando Man Terry Scott Hyder Gets Prison for Defrauding Elderly Out of Savings in NC FL" »
Three Men Charged with Securities Fraud in Alleged $51M Stock Loan Fraud Scheme Last week, officials unsealed a criminal indictment that charged three men with securities fraud and other fraud charges ... Continue reading "Men Charged with Securities Fraud in Stock Loan Fraud Scheme based in California Georgia Florida" »
Tommy Tuberville, coach for the Texas Tech football team, has been named in a federal lawsuit related to an alleged hedge fund scam. Tuberville, along with his partner John David Stroud and eight ... Continue reading "Texas Tech Coach Accused of Investment Fraud Related to Hedge Fund" »
Investing in Stocks May Be Risky: Alerts warn against high-risk, high-yield investments, though investors are anxious to grow retirement nest eggs quickly As regulators have already noted in several ... Continue reading "Investing in Stocks May Be Riskier Than You Think" »
Recidivist Con Artist Gets 12 Years in Prison for Affinity Fraud Ponzi Scheme Anthony Ray, operator of Key Funding Group, is heading back to prison – this time for 12 years. A recidivist, Ray ... Continue reading "Recidivist Con Artist Gets Prison for Affinity Fraud Ponzi Scheme" »
Serial Fraudster Gets 12 Years for Green Energy Investment Scam United States District Judge Stephen V. Wilson sentenced James Rivera to 12 years in prison for the operation of a green energy scheme ... Continue reading "Serial Fraudster James Rivera for Green Energy Investment Scam Defrauding Investors" »
A restitution hearing for Kenneth Doolittle, who was previously convicted on 20 counts related to an alleged investment scam, is scheduled for March 6 th. Doolittle was the former owner of Monterey ... Continue reading "Restitution Hearing Scheduled for Alleged Mobile Home Investment Scam" »
Jacqueline Hoegel and William Wise have been charged with running a Ponzi scheme that affected 1000 investors and took in an alleged $75 million. They were indicted on Wednesday, February 29 th, by a ... Continue reading "Two Indicted in Alleged $75 Million Napa Ponzi Scheme" »
The SEC filed charges this week against Las Vegas-based Prime Star Group, Inc. and its CEO, Roger Mohlman, for allegedly conducting a fraudulent pump-and-dump investment scheme to sell unregistered ... Continue reading "SEC Charges Las Vegas Prime Star Group in Penny Stock Pump and Dump Investment Scheme" »
Jason Corry, former president of United States Telegraph and Telephone (UST&T), was recently sentenced to 18 months in federal prison for his involvement in an alleged investment scam based in ... Continue reading "Fugitive in California Investment Scam Sentenced After Guilty Plea" »
Martin Feibish, an 81-year-old resident of Providence, is expected to plead guilty to charges of mail fraud and filing a false tax return. The guilty plea comes as part of a plea agreement related to ... Continue reading "Rhode Island Ponzi Scheme Case Leads to Plea Agreement" »
Victoria McGee-Harris has been sentenced to 17 ½ years in prison after pleading guilty to engaging in a monetary transaction with unlawfully derived property and bank fraud. The federal court ... Continue reading "Swansea Woman Sentenced after Allegedly Bilking Elderly Investors" »
Recently, the FBI Miami field office spoke with The Miami Herald about securities fraud in South Florida and warned Florida investors that financial fraud is still on the rise. In just the last year, ... Continue reading "Common Types of South Florida Securities Fraud to Watch Out For" »
Recently, the New Brunswick Securities Commission released an alert to investors in the United States and Canada regarding hacked email accounts and potential investment fraud. Apparently, hackers are ... Continue reading "Hacked Email Accounts Could Lead to Unauthorized Online Trades" »

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