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Blog Posts in September, 2017

Virtual currencies are common in Ponzi schemes. If you've been victimized by investor fraud, contact Meyer Wilson at 888-390-6491 for a free consultation. The Security Exchange Commission (SEC) is ... Continue reading "Ponzi Scheme Fraudsters Drawn to Virtual Currencies" »
Morgan Stanley has been fined by the Financial Regulatory Authority (FINRA) for failing to supervise the sale of short-term trades of unit investment trusts. Morgan Stanley will have to pay $13 ... Continue reading "Morgan Stanley Sanctioned for Failure to Supervise Sales of Unit Investment Trusts" »
Patrick Michael Hudson, a broker formerly with RBC Capital Markets LLC before he was discharged in 2015, has been suspended for borrowing money from several clients and entering into promissory notes ... Continue reading "Former RBC Broker Patrick Hudson Suspended for Broker Misconduct" »

The Cost of Investment Fraud

Fraudsters have stolen billions of dollars from hardworking people through different schemes that share one common goal – to steal your hard-earned money. It can be hard to talk about fraud and ... Continue reading "The Cost of Investment Fraud" »
Former Wells Fargo advisor George Russell Thoreson (CRD# 1264272) has reportedly been barred over his role in an alleged pump and dump scheme. The Securities and Exchange Commission claims that, from ... Continue reading "George Thoreson Barred by SEC Following Pump and Dump Scheme Allegations" »
Former Colorado broker Bruce Barber (CRD# 3095959) was terminated from his employment with Securities America in February for solicited his Securities America customers to invest in unapproved ... Continue reading "Broker Bruce Barber Terminated from Firm for Selling Unapproved Private Securities" »
Boston broker Cornelius Peterson (CRD# 5769919) was terminated from Morgan Stanley Wealth Management on June 26, 2017. According to a recent BrokerCheck report available through the Financial Industry ... Continue reading "Boston Broker Cornelius Peterson Fired for Allegations of Misappropriating Client Assets" »
Like a vulture circling its prey, scammers flock to disaster as a prime target to break out a new scheme. With the waters from Hurricane Harvey still flooding the streets of Houston and the ... Continue reading "Stay Alert for Stock Fraud Following Hurricane Harvey" »

Understanding Initial Coin Offerings

Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs) are sometimes used by startup companies to raise capital by creating a new virtual token or coin. It is then offered for sale and disseminated to buyers using distributed ... Continue reading "Understanding Initial Coin Offerings" »
Financial Advisor Daniel Peltier was served a 10-month suspension and was ordered to pay a $40,000 fine over accusations by securities regulators of market manipulation. During the time period of the ... Continue reading "Broker Daniel Peltier Pays Fine for Market Manipulation of Over-the-Counter Stock" »
Meyer Wilson is now investigating allegations that former broker Adam K. Veron (CRD# 4508315) engaged in an unlawful practice known as selling away. Adam Veron has been suspended from the securities ... Continue reading "Former Questar Capital Broker Adam K. Veron Suspended and Fined by FINRA After Selling Away Allegations" »
Cleveland’s John Phillip Correnti (CRD# 5319471) has been barred from the securities industry by FINRA (Financial Industry Regulatory Authority) for refusing to provide testimony and documents ... Continue reading "Cleveland's John Phillip Correnti Barred from Securities Industry by FINRA" »
Five broker-dealers in the Cetera Financial Group network recently agreed to a $3.3 million settlement with the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) over their failure to supervise the ... Continue reading "Cetera Broker-Dealers Agree to $3.3 Million Settlement for Overcharging Clients" »
Former Florida-based broker William H. Merriam IV (CRD# 5222110) is accused of forgery while he was with Merrill Lynch in Jacksonville, Florida. Merrill Lynch allowed Merriam to voluntarily resign ... Continue reading "William H. Merriam IV Barred from Securities Industry by FINRA After Broker Forgery Allegations" »
Former LPL Financial broker Sonya Camarco (CRD# 2427529) is subject to a pending lawsuit by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) over allegations she committed investor fraud by stealing $2.8 ... Continue reading "Former LPL Financial Broker Sonya Camarco Sued by SEC for Allegations of Client Theft" »
Tennessee-based broker Thomas Lawrence III (CRD# 1839619) is accused of stockbroker misconduct in a pending customer complaint and a pending FINRA complaint. These complaints are part of public ... Continue reading "Tennessee-Based Broker Thomas Lawrence Faces Pending Stockbroker Misconduct Complaint" »

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