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Recovering Losses Caused By Investment Misconduct

Blog Posts in April, 2016

Since shares of many Master Limited Partnerships (MLPs) and other energy-related stocks began crashing in 2015, the investment fraud lawyers at the law firm of Meyer Wilson have been retained by ... Continue reading "Investors Continue to Reel from MLP and Energy-Related Stock Losses" »
Stifel, Nicolaus & Company was fined $750,000 by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority after allegations of failing to properly account for customers’ assets in a reserve fund and ... Continue reading "Stifel, Nicolaus & Company Fined $750,000" »
In January of 2015, we reported on our blog that former investment adviser Gregory Lunar Merrick (CRD# 2933448) was issued a cease and desist order from the Ohio Division of Securities. According to a ... Continue reading "Gregory Lunar Merrick Submits Offer of Settlement" »
Meyer Wilson is investigating allegations against former SagePoint broker Timothy Francis Dufresne (CRD# 3237322) after he submitted a Letter of Acceptance, Waiver and Consent to FINRA in connection ... Continue reading "Meyer Wilson Investigating Allegations Against Former Broker Timothy Francis Dufresne" »
In October of 2015, our team posted a blog regarding Michael Donnelly, former president of Coastal Investment Advisors Inc., and his agreement to settle charges with the Securities and Exchange ... Continue reading "Former Head of Coastal Investment Advisors Michael Donnelly Sentenced to Prison" »
Former broker Leonard Allen Goldberg has submitted an Offer of Settlement with the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) after allegations of investment fraud and misconduct. Goldberg ... Continue reading "Meyer Wilson Investigating Claims Against Former Broker Leonard Allen Goldberg" »

Investor Tips: Avoid Being Fooled

On April 1 st, the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority released an investor alert “to help investors avoid getting fooled.” These tips provide ways to spot potential misconduct and ... Continue reading "Investor Tips: Avoid Being Fooled" »
Navistar International Corp. has been charged by the Securities and Exchange Commission on allegations that the company misled investors regarding the development of an advanced technology engine. ... Continue reading "SEC Claim: Navistar International & Former CEO Misled Investors" »
The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority issued an investor alert to help individuals understand the required minimum distributions (or RMDs) that you must withdraw from your traditional IRA to ... Continue reading "FINRA Investor Alert: Required Minimum Distributions for Traditional IRAs" »
According to the Securities and Exchange Commission, two brothers have been charged after allegations of a Ponzi scheme. The accusations claim losses of $2.7 million from unsophisticated elderly ... Continue reading "Brothers Charged by SEC in Ponzi Scheme Allegations" »
The North American Securities Administrators Association will soon begin training members on how to spot financial abuse of elderly investors. The program, Senior$afe, is designed to help investment ... Continue reading "Training for Senior Financial Abuse Awareness Offered by State Regulators" »
On Monday, the Securities and Exchange Commission charged a New York stockbroker with defrauding two institutional investors. According to the allegations, Andrew W.W. Caspersen, who is registered ... Continue reading "SEC Charges Securities Professional with Defrauding Investors" »

UDF Gets NASDAQ Warning

On Monday, United Development Funding, the Texas-based investment and lending firm, disclosed that it received a letter from securities market NASDAQ indicating the firm’s United Development ... Continue reading "UDF Gets NASDAQ Warning" »

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