Meyer Wilson

Recovering Losses Caused By Investment Misconduct

Blog Posts in September, 2012

Ray Lucia Sr., a radio personality and author, has been charged by the Securities and Exchange Commission for allegedly misleading investors about his “Buckets of Money” investment ... Continue reading "Man Charged with Investment Fraud for "Buckets of Money" Seminar" »
Earlier this month, the SEC accused former Michigan broker Lewis J. Hunter of using false and misleading statements to misappropriate an estimated $300,000 from at least two brokerage clients. The SEC ... Continue reading "SEC Accuses Former Michigan Broker Lewis J. Hunter of Fraud" »
The Securities and Exchange Commission is currently investigating Lewis J. Hunter for allegedly stealing hundreds of thousands of dollars from his brokerage clients and using the funds for his own ... Continue reading "HD Vest Investment Securities Could Be Held Liable for Lewis J. Hunter's Alleged Investment Scheme" »
Private and Exclusive Investment Offers Usually Indicate a Scam Have you been offered a “private” or “exclusive” investment by your adviser? Did you know that these types of ... Continue reading ""Exclusive" and "Private" Offers: How to Spot a Scam" »
Four Arrested for Targeting Elderly in Alleged Northern California Real Estate Scheme Four California residents have been arrested for allegedly targeting the elderly in a real estate investment fraud ... Continue reading "Northern California Real Estate Investment Company Targeted Elderly with Ponzi Style Scheme" »
Former CEO of Oregon Retirement Chain Accused of Perpetrating $130M Investment Fraud Jon Michael Harder, former CEO of the Salem-based Sunwest Management retirement centers, has been accused of ... Continue reading "Jon Harder, Former Sunwest Management CEO, Accused of Investment Fraud Scheme" »
Two more men have been convicted for their alleged participation in an attempted high-yield investment scam. According to the Department of Justice, it is believed that the men attempted to pitch the ... Continue reading "Five Men Now Convicted in High-Yield Investment Scam" »
An estimated 7.3 Million people over the age of 65 have been the victims of financial fraud. That’s about 20% of all adults over 65. And, that number keeps growing. Just two years ago, in 2010, ... Continue reading "Aging Brains: More Vulnerable to Deception and Financial Fraud?" »
Aging Brains: More Vulnerable to Deception and Financial Fraud? An estimated 7.3 Million people over the age of 65 have been the victims of financial fraud. That’s about 20% of all adults over ... Continue reading "Aging Brains Reported to be Scientifically More Susceptible to Fraud" »
CFTC Charges Marc Perlman of Rancho Cucamonga, CA and iGlobal Strategic Managment with Defrauding Deaf Investors of More than a Half Million Dollars in Commodity Pool Ponzi Scheme The U.S. Commodity ... Continue reading "CFTC Charges Perlman and iGlobal with Defrauding Deaf Investors in Commodity Pool Ponzi Scheme" »
A trial date has been set in the case of 76-year-old Edward Kooyomjian, Sr., of West Boylston, Massachusetts, who has been accused of luring at least two investors into a real estate investment scam ... Continue reading "Man in Alleged Real Estate Investment Scam Set for Trial in December" »
BBB Unveils Three Strategies You Can Use to Prevent Investment Fraud Investment scams and schemes are on the rise across the nation, which means it is more important than ever to take extra ... Continue reading "The Better Business Bureau Offers Three Strategies To Prevent Investment Fraud" »
Regulators Allege Asset Manager Lied to Investors, Hid Investment Losses and Boasted False Success During Financial Crisis Nikolai Battoo has been telling investors for years that their investments ... Continue reading "SEC Alleges Owner/Manager of BC Capital Group Hid More Than $100M In Investment Losses From Clients" »
James Leonard Craft, of Century, Florida, recently pleaded guilty to one count of securities fraud for an alleged investment scheme that affected investors in several counties in Alabama, including ... Continue reading "Man Pleads Guilty to Securities Fraud in Wood Product Case" »
SEC Charges Former Oxford, Mississippi Investment Advisor with Securities Fraud Over Press Releases Designed to Artificially Inflate Stock Last Friday, the SEC charged Anthony K. Welch, a former ... Continue reading "Former Mississippi Investment Advisor Anthony Welch charged with Securities Fraud by SEC" »
Michael Anthony Jenkins, 56, of Raleigh, North Carolina, was recently arrested for allegedly defrauding three men in a Ponzi scheme. Jenkins was served with three arrest warrants and faces securities ... Continue reading "Man Arrested for Alleged Ponzi Scheme That Affected Three Investors" »
How You Can Spot Bait and Switch Investment Fraud The bait and switch scam is one of the oldest tricks in the books, and many investors lose money to these scams every year. As an investment fraud ... Continue reading "What are the Warning Signs of Bait and Switch Investment Fraud?" »

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