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Blog Posts in November, 2012

A Cincinnati man was convicted in an Indiana investment fraud case that allegedly took in over $3 million. An investment fraud attorney has the details here. According to an article in the Dearborn ... Continue reading "Jasen M. Snelling Convicted in Indiana Investment Fraud Case" »
Durham Gets 50 Years for Fair Finance Investment Fraud Tim Durham, the former chief executive of National Lampoon, has been sentenced to 50 years in prison for defrauding 5,000 Ohio investors out of ... Continue reading "Fair Finance Investment Schemer and Former National Lampoon Executive Tim Durham Sentenced to Jail" »
Older investors may be more vulnerable to social media investment fraud. An experienced investment fraud lawyer explains more about these scams here. As more and more retirees and pre-retirees turn to ... Continue reading "Social Media Investment Fraud and Older Investors" »
“Catch Me If You Can” Con Artist Says Education is Key to Protection Against Senior Investment Fraud Frank Abagnale, the notorious con artist who inspired Steven Spielberg’s ... Continue reading "Catch Me If You Can Con Artist Offers Advice on Senior Investment Fraud" »
An investment fraud lawyer talks about a recent article that warns investors of the potential for online investment scams involving Hurricane Sandy. A recent article from USA Today carries an ... Continue reading "Investors Warned of Potential Hurricane Sandy Investment Scams" »
Being Thankful In a Time of Economic Uncertainty and Investment Scams Part of our Thanksgiving tradition is to list the many things we’re thankful for each year. Some years are easier than ... Continue reading "Being Thankful at Thanksgiving, An Investment Fraud Attorney's Reflection" »
What Makes You an Investment Fraud Target? Sometimes how an investment promoter finds you can be a big indicator of the investment’s legitimacy. As an investment scam lawyer, I want to talk a ... Continue reading "How Scammers Find You: Learn More With an Investment Scam Lawyer" »
An Investment Lawyer Explains How Retirees and Pre-Retirees Can Avoid Investment Fraud Loss If you are still a few years away from retirement, you may be taking stock of your investment accounts and ... Continue reading "Protecting Your Retirement Account from Investment Fraud" »
Online investment fraud is common after natural disasters. An investment fraud lawyer talks about the red flags of online fraud in light of Hurricane Sandy. As we saw in the aftermath of Hurricane ... Continue reading "Six Red Flags of Online Investment Scams After a Natural Disaster" »
A recent interview with an FBI special agent in Hawaii highlights the many recent investment scams in the state and investments that are “too good to be true.” The Honolulu Star Advertiser ... Continue reading "Interview with FBI Special Agent Highlights Hawaii Investment Fraud" »
Worried about investment scams? An investment scam lawyer offers a few basic steps you can take to review a new investment and protect yourself from financial fraud. The easiest way to avoid ... Continue reading "Basic Steps for Reviewing an Investment and Avoiding Investment Fraud" »
Short Term vs. Long Term Investments: What Investors Should Know And Understanding Suitability Securities arbitration claims over “ suitability ” are some of the most common claims filed ... Continue reading "Short Term vs. Long Term Investments: What Investors Should Know" »
The South Florida Sun-Sentinel reported that 25-year-old Donald French Jr. is facing a wire fraud charge in connection with a $10 million Boca Raton Ponzi scheme. French is accused of devising the ... Continue reading "25-Year-Old Donald French Jr. Faces Charges for Florida Ponzi Scheme" »
Sheridan, Indiana Businessman Admits to Duping Investors in Two Separate Fraud Schemes Via Commerce Street Venture Firm An Indiana businessman has admitted to cheating investors in Iowa and Colorado ... Continue reading "Indiana Man Admits to Investment Fraud Schemes In Iowa and Colorado" »
LA County CEO Charged with $49M Day-Trading Investment Scheme Syed Qaisar Madad, CEO and co-owner of Technology for Telecommunication and Multimedia Inc. (TTM), has been arrested and charged with ... Continue reading "LA County CEO Syed Quisar Madad Arrested for Day Trading Investment Scheme" »
A recent article from Forbes provided an interesting update on a Dallas Ponzi scheme that sent William Anthony Rand and three of his sons to prison. Several rare guitars confiscated by the U.S. ... Continue reading "Guitars Going to Auction for Dallas Ponzi Scheme Victims in Rand Case" »
Although your broker has a duty to recommend investments that are suitable for you, you should still take the time to get a good idea of your own risk tolerance and attitude toward risk. Your risk ... Continue reading "Three Things You Should Know About Investment Risk and Suitability" »
hree Ways Con Artists Use Psychology to Scam Investors and How to Turn the Tables The Better Business Bureau recently released a set of five psychological tactics con artists use to scam unsuspecting ... Continue reading "Three Ways Con Artists Use Psychology to Scam Investors" »
FINRA Opens Arbitration System to Registered Investment Advisors, Attributes Expansion to Plethora of Attorney Requests The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority, the largest dispute forum in the ... Continue reading "FINRA Opens Arbitration System to Registered Investment Advisors" »

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