Category: SEC News

SEC Investor Alert: The Risks of Investing in Marijuana-Related Companies

The SEC’s Office of Investor Education and Advocacy recently issued a new Investor Alert warning potential investors about the risks of marijuana-related investments. Learn more in our latest blog here.

$5 Million Ponzi Scheme Defrauds Investors

A Virginia investment firm is charged with an alleged Ponzi scheme fraud. For help with investment fraud loss, contact the attorneys at Meyer Wilson today.

Did You Overpay for Mortgage Bonds?

The SEC has charged Merrill Lynch with misleading customers on mortgage bond prices and overcharging for trades to increase profits. For help with investment fraud, contact Meyer Wilson today for a free consultation with one of our investment fraud lawyers.

SEC Charges Transamerica Entities $97 Million Over Faulty Investment Models

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) announced that it charged four Transamerica entities $97.6 million for its misconduct in misleading retail investors with faulty investment models. The SEC found that the faulty models developed and used by AEGON USA Investment Management LLC, affiliated advisers Transamerica Financial Advisors Inc. and Transamerica Asset Management Inc., and affiliated… read more

1st Global Capital and 1st West Capital File For Bankruptcy Amid SEC Fraud Investigation

The Investment Fraud Attorneys at Meyer Wilson Are Representing Individuals Against Brokerage Firm that Recommended the Purchase of 1st Global Capital Two affiliated small business lenders – 1st Global Capital LLC and 1st West Capital LLC – filed for bankruptcy at the end of July amid a Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) investigation into an… read more

SEC Issues Warning About Cryptocurrencies, IRA Fraud

The United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) recently issued an investor warning about the growing risks posed by unregistered IRAs and the growing levels of investment in cryptocurrencies. According to the SEC, the unregistered IRA market is estimated at approximately $100 billion in value, and while it gives people the opportunity to invest in… read more

Defrauding Investors by Inflating Fund Performance

Dishonest brokers often defraud investors by inflating hedge fund performance to show profits that do not exist. If you have been a victim of securities fraud and need legal assistance with loss recovery, contact the attorneys at Meyer Wilson for a free consultation today.

SEC’s Best Interest Standard Causing Confusion Over Undefined Rules, Vague Language

SEC’s Best Interest Standard Causing Confusion Over Undefined Rules, Vague Language

Residents of Marion County, Ohio File Class Action Lawsuit Against Five Brokers, Bank of America Over Alleged Ponzi Scheme

If you were the victim of fraud, our attorneys at Meyer Wilson are ready to help. We have successfully secured more than $350 million for our clients, and we are committed to providing you with the experienced and knowledgeable representation you deserve.

Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith Inc. Fined $42 Million for Misleading Customers

If you lost money because of your financial adviser’s actions, you may be able to file a lawsuit to secure the compensation you deserve. At Meyer Wilson, our investment fraud lawyers have nearly two decades of experienced handling these types of cases, and will put that knowledge to use fighting for your rights in court or at the negotiation table.