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Blog Posts in May, 2012

Before Resting, Prosecution Uses Defendants’ Promotional Materials Against Them in $194M Cook Ponzi Scheme Case The trial against three of convicted Ponzi schemer Trevor Cook’s alleged ... Continue reading "Own Promotional Materials Used Against Trevor Cook Ponzi Scheme Defendants in Court" »
Florida Man Sentenced to 8 Years in Virginia for $8M Ponzi Scheme U.S. District Judge James C. Cacheris sentenced Ponzi schemer Stanley J. Shew-A-Tjon, of Davie, Florida, to eight years in prison last ... Continue reading "Ponzi Scheme Lands Florida Man In Prison For Defrauding More Than 900 In $8M Investment Scam" »
SEC Warns Broker-Dealers About Due Diligence, Asks “Do You Know What You’re Selling?” We've been writing quite a bit lately about the SEC and it's broker fraud enforcement ... Continue reading "SEC Warns Broker Dealers About Due Diligence" »
Securities fraud lawyer explains how “America’s Most Wanted” led to the arrest of a couple who disappeared after an alleged Ponzi scheme 12 years ago. Nelson Grant Hallahan and Janet ... Continue reading "Illinois Couple Arrested for Ponzi Scheme After 12 Years in Hiding" »
North Carolina Man to Spend 50 Years in Prison for $40M Foreign Currency Ponzi Scheme The Ponzi scheme “mastermind” behind a particularly nefarious $40 million, foreign currency investment ... Continue reading "Foreign Currency Ponzi Scheme in North Carolina" »
Retirees have been told for almost twenty years that withdrawing up to 4 percent of their savings each year is perfectly acceptable. Advisers have long said that 4 percent was the magic number that ... Continue reading "Attn Retirees: Are you withdrawing more than 3 percent of your income each year? If so, watch out!" »

How Does Stockbroker Fraud Work?

An experienced investment fraud lawyer explains more about stockbroker fraud and looks at the most common types of investment misconduct. Big Ponzi schemes and fake investments aren’t the only ... Continue reading "How Does Stockbroker Fraud Work?" »
A stockbroker misconduct attorney explains more about investment misconduct and how to tell if you have a claim after you’ve suffered losses. Stockbrokers and financial advisors are held to ... Continue reading "Understanding Stockbroker Misconduct Claims" »
A former Elk Grove Village man has been sentenced to 13 years in prison after an alleged Ponzi scheme took millions from investors. Kevin Carney, formerly of Elk Grove Village, has been sentenced to ... Continue reading "Prison Time and Restitution Ordered in Elk Grove Village Ponzi Scheme" »
Seattle Investment Advisor Charged with Secretly Diverting Client Funds in $46M Investment Fraud Scheme Mark F. Spangler, a longtime Seattle-area financial advisor, has been charged with diverting $46 ... Continue reading "Seattle Investment Advisor Charged For Investment Fraud" »
Who should be most worried about Ponzi scheme warning signs? A securities fraud lawyer talks about the most commonly targeted groups. As a securities fraud lawyer, I have been asked a lot of questions ... Continue reading "Ponzi Scheme Warning Signs: Who is Targeted by Ponzi Schemers?" »
An Anchorage woman has pleaded guilty to securities fraud charged related to an alleged Ponzi scheme. Samantha Delay-Wilson, of Anchorage, Alaska has pleaded guilty to securities fraud in an alleged ... Continue reading "Alaska Woman Pleads Guilty to Securities Fraud Charges" »
The former CEO of NutraCea will be facing securities fraud charges after allegedly defrauding investors. An investment fraud attorney reports. Bradley David Edson, former CEO of NutraCea, is facing ... Continue reading "NutraCea CEO Faces Securities Fraud Charges in Arizona" »
College students often get started investing online, but it can be risky. Learn more about online investment scams from an investment fraud attorney. As the economy continues to be sluggish, many ... Continue reading "College Students Vulnerable to Online Investment Scams" »
An investment fraud attorney explains more about the allegations against an Anderson County council member in a South Carolina precious metal investment scam. Ronnie Wilson, of South Carolina, has ... Continue reading "South Carolina Man Charged in Alleged Silver Investment Scam" »

FINRA Fines for ETFs

FINRA Levies Fines for Sales of Leveraged and Inverse Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs), An Investment Fraud Attorney Overviews FINRA's Attempt to Crack Down on ETFs Not unexpectedly, FINRA just levied ... Continue reading "FINRA Fines for ETFs" »
An experienced investment fraud attorney points to a free and helpful tool that will gauge your risk for investment fraud. As an experienced investment fraud attorney, I find that many people are ... Continue reading "Investment Fraud Attorney Explains Easy Way to Gauge Your Risk Level" »

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