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Blog Posts in June, 2016

Meyer Wilson previously reported on Frederick Eugene Monroe Jr. (CRD# 2457010) last July when he was charged with three counts of second-degree grand larceny, scheming to defraud, and first-degree ... Continue reading "Frederick Monroe Jr. Permanently Barred by FINRA" »
The securities fraud attorneys at Meyer Wilson are currently investigating claims against former broker Darrell Smith (CRD# 1685641). The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) has ... Continue reading "Meyer Wilson Investigating Claims Against Former Broker Darrell Smith" »
Stock-based loan programs can be incredibly risky. Investors would do well to consider the risks before committing to this option. In their latest investor alert, the Financial Industry Regulatory ... Continue reading "Need Cash and Considering a Stock-Based Loan? First, Consider the Risks." »
The securities fraud attorneys at Meyer Wilson are currently investigating claims against broker Dion Padilla (CRD# 4432230). According to the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA), NEXT ... Continue reading "Meyer Wilson Investigating Claims Against Broker Dion Padilla" »
In an announcement on June 23, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has agreed to settle charges with Merrill Lynch. The SEC alleges that Merrill Lynch misused customer cash in order to ... Continue reading "Merrill Lynch to Pay $415 Million to Settle Charges of Misusing Customer Funds" »
Recently, the court-appointed trustee responsible for recouping money for the victims of the alleged Bernie Madoff Ponzi scheme requested court approval for an additional $247 million to be paid to ... Continue reading "Victims of Bernie Madoff May Receive Another $247 Million for Losses" »
Three months ago, we posted a blog about former GL Capital Partners CEO Daniel Thibeault pleading guilty to fraud charges. Now, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has accepted an Offer of ... Continue reading "SEC Issues Order Against Former GL Capital Partners CEO Daniel Thibeault" »
The securities fraud attorneys at Meyer Wilson are currently investigating claims against broker and investment adviser Timothy N. Tremblay (CRD# 1201542). According to the Financial Industry ... Continue reading "Meyer Wilson Investigating Claims Against Broker Timothy Tremblay" »
The securities fraud attorneys at Meyer Wilson are currently investigating claims against former broker Claus C. Foerster (CRD# 1912949). The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) has ... Continue reading "Meyer Wilson Investigating Claims Against Former Broker Claus Foerster" »
The securities fraud attorneys at Meyer Wilson are currently investigating claims against broker Robert M. Giusti (CRD# 2634528). According to the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA), ... Continue reading "Meyer Wilson Investigating Claims Against Wells Fargo Broker Robert Giusti" »

New Campaign for Investors Launches

With their new “Campaign for Investors” initiative, the Institute for the Fiduciary Standard hopes that by providing educational resources and tools, they can put the fiduciary standard in ... Continue reading "New Campaign for Investors Launches" »
The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) announced on June 8 that they fined Oppenheimer & Co. Inc. $2.25 million and have ordered the firm to pay $716,000 in restitution to various ... Continue reading "Oppenheimer & Co. Sanctioned $2.9 Million in Fines and Other Penalties for Unsuitable Sales" »
The securities fraud attorneys at Meyer Wilson are currently investigating claims against former broker Jeffrey E. Krupnick (CRD# 4307569). According to the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority ... Continue reading "Meyer Wilson Investigating Claims Against Ameriprise Financial Broker Jeffrey Krupnick" »
The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) released a new alert for investors warning of potential new stock scams that may arise due to viral disease outbreaks. The alert details the history ... Continue reading "Tips to Avoid Viral Disease Stock Scams" »
Last year, the California Public Employees’ Retirement System (CalPERS)—the nation’s largest pension fund—publicly disclosed that more than $3 billion has been paid out over ... Continue reading "Understanding Investments in Private Equity" »
The securities fraud attorneys at Meyer Wilson are currently investigating claims against broker Armando Fernandez (CRD# 3079602). According to the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA), ... Continue reading "Meyer Wilson Investigating Claims Against Morgan Stanley Broker Armando Fernandez" »
E*Trade Securities LLC has been fined $900,000 for alleged supervisory violations. The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) announced last week that E*Trade failed to adequately review the ... Continue reading "E*Trade Securities LLC Fined $900,000 by FINRA" »
The securities fraud attorneys at Meyer Wilson are currently investigating claims against former broker Gary E. Donovan (CRD# 866235) According to the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA), ... Continue reading "Meyer Wilson Investigating Claims Against Former Broker Gary Donovan" »
Meyer Wilson has been contacted by numerous investors with concerns about UDFs alleged concentrated lending practices. Maryland-based United Development Funding IV (UDF IV), a real estate investment ... Continue reading "United Development Funding IV Enters Forbearance Agreement on $35 Million Loan" »
Now barred from the industry, John Howard Towers (CRD# 700221), has been the subject of dozens of customer complaints and two regulatory actions. Former VSR Advisory Services broker John Howard Towers ... Continue reading "Meyer Wilson Investigating Claims Against Former Broker John Howard Towers" »
The securities fraud lawyers at Meyer Wilson are currently investigating allegations against broker Andrew Yocum (CRD# 4590723) The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) has permanently ... Continue reading "Meyer Wilson Investigating Claims Against Broker Andrew Yocum" »
According to publicly available records, broker Gregory Van Winkle (CRD# 1056407) has been the subject of 27 customer complaints. According to the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA), ... Continue reading "Meyer Wilson Investigating Claims Against Broker Gregory Van Winkle" »

Potential Hurricane Season Scams

With Hurricane Season coming up, concerns regarding natural disasters can weigh on anyone’s mind. There is something else you should worry about, though: scammers. During this time, some ... Continue reading "Potential Hurricane Season Scams" »

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