Veros Partners, Inc., its President, Matthew D. Haab, and Two Associates, Attorney Jeffrey B. Risinger and Tobin J. Senefeld Veros— Fraudulent Farm Loan Scheme Charges

Veros Partners, Inc., its President, Matthew D. Haab, and Two Associates, Attorney Jeffrey B. Risinger and Tobin J. Senefeld, Allegedly Fraudulently Raised at Least $15 Million from at Least 80 Investors, Most of Whom Were Veros Advisory Clients Veros Partners, Inc., its president, Matthew D. Haab, and two associates, attorney Jeffrey B. Risinger and Tobin… Read more »

Todd Macaluso—Fraud Charges

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Todd Macaluso, San Diego Attorney, Allegedly Defrauded Clients and Investors in Connection with Funding Agreements San Diego attorney Todd Macaluso, whose practice included representing plaintiffs in personal injury lawsuits, allegedly defrauded his clients and investors in connection with entering into funding agreements that put their cases up for collateral without their prior knowledge, according to… Read more »

SAC Securities Arbitration Podcast Whither or Wither FINRA Mediation

This video podcast was moderated by former FINRA Director of Arbitration and current SAC Board of Editors member George H. Friedman, and featured as panelists mediator Roger M. Deitz, Esq., Linda Drucker, Esq., Associate General Counsel, Charles Schwab & Co. Inc., Christine Lazaro, Esq., Securities Clinic Director, St. Johns Law School, and Joe Peiffer, Esq., Partner,… Read more »

Waterloo Law Firm Reportedly in Turmoil Following Allegations of Investment Fraud Against Its President, David Alan Roth

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Gallagher, Langlas and Gallagher, a prominent Waterloo law firm, is reportedly facing turmoil following allegations of investment fraud leveled against its former president, David Alan Roth. Investment-related fraud and alleged malpractice accusations have been leveled at the former president of a prominent Waterloo law firm Gallagher, Langlas and Gallagher, according to court reports from Cedar… Read more »

Manhattan’s Charles A. Bennett Charged with Conducting Ponzi Scheme, SEC Alleges

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On December 12 the SEC charged Manhattan-based attorney Charles A. Bennett with running an alleged Ponzi scheme that defrauded some of his legal clients including family members and friends, according to recent SEC documents. The story unfolds: Charles A. Bennett raised approximately $5 million by selling purported investments in a rosy picture of funds he… Read more »

Immigration Lawyers Justin Moongyu Lee and Rebecca Taewon Lee Allegedly Scammed Foreign Investors Seeking U.S. Residency

Justin Moongyu Lee, a Los Angeles-based immigration attorney, his wife, Rebecca Taewon Lee, and law firm partner, Thomas Edward Kent, conducted an investment scheme to defraud foreign investors attempting to come to the U.S. through the EB-5 Immigrant Investor Program, which gives immigrants an opportunity to apply for a two-year U.S. residency by investing at least $500,000… Read more »

Swashbuckling Silverstein Sunk Investors with Alleged Treasure Ship Fraud

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Bruce Silverstein, a partner at Wilmington law firm Young, Conaway, Stargatt & Taylor, has been accused of aiding and abetting a fraud involving the salvage of emeralds off the coast of Key West, Florida. A U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida alleges that Bruce Silverstein and his firm Young Conaway Stargatt &… Read more »

Watchdog won’t force brokers to insure against U.S. legal action

The industry group that regulates securities brokerages has decided it cannot force firms to carry insurance for payment of awards granted by arbitration panels or courts to customers who have lost money, a spokeswoman said on Monday. Read full article here…

Atlanta Financial Professional Robert Gist Charged with Fraud

Atlanta financial professional and estate planning attorney Robert Gist has agreed to settle a lawsuit that accused him of investment fraud. Regulatory documents reviewed by securities attorneys Jason Kane and Joe Peiffer charged that, between 2003 and 2013, Robert Gist engaged in a scheme to defraud investors by promising them that he would make conservative… Read more »