Capitol Equity FX LLC, Robert Leland Johnson IV, Marisa Elena Johnson– Misrepresentations and Material Omissions

Rochester stockbroker fraud attorneyCapitol Equity FX LLC,  a purported California hedge fund, and its principals and agents, Robert Leland Johnson IV and Marisa Elena Johnson, Allegedly Made Material Misrepresentations and Omissions Knowingly Regarding their Trading Abilities, Strategies, and Profits in Order to Bring in and Transfer Funds to Pool Participants

Capitol Equity FX LLC and its principals and agents, Robert Leland Johnson IV and Marisa Elena Johnson, allegedly knowingly made material misrepresentations and omissions concerning their trading abilities, strategies, and profits for the purpose of enticing pool participants to transfer funds, according to Documents from the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) currently under review by attorneys Alan Rosca and James Booker.

Peiffer Rosca Wolf securities practice lawyers are investigating investment recovery options on behalf of investors in issues related to Capitol Equity FX LLC’s alleged investment fraud.

Investors who believe they may have lost money in activity related to Capitol Equity FX LLC’s alleged commodity’s fraud are encouraged to contact attorneys Alan Rosca or James Booker with any useful information or for a free, no obligation discussion about their options.

Capitol Equity FX LLC, a purported hedge fund operating in California, also allegedly committed commodity futures fraud, off-exchange, leveraged or margined retail foreign currency (FOREX) fraud, commodity pool fraud, and also allegedly failed to register with the CFTC, according to the aforementioned CFTC Documents.

The Peiffer Rosca Wolf securities lawyers are currently investigating Capitol Equity FX LLC’s alleged investment fraud.

Capitol Equity FX LLC, and its principals and agents, Robert Leland Johnson IV and Marisa Elena Johnson, Allegedly Made Fraudulent Solicitations of at least $1,735,750 from Public Members to Participate in a Pooled Fund that Traded Commodity Futures and FOREX Contracts; Capitol Equity FX LLC  Allegedly Made Ponzi-like Payments

Capitol Equity FX LLC and its principals and agents, Robert Leland Johnson IV and Marisa Elena Johnson, from at least May 2012 through May 2015, allegedly made fraudulent solicitations of at least $1,735,750 from people in a so-called pool fund that traded commodity futures and FOREX contracts, according to a CFTC Complaint currently under review by attorneys Alan Rosca and James Booker.

What is more, the aforementioned defendants also allegedly created the aforementioned pool participants with fabricated performance statements and account documents designed to mislead pool participants, said Complaint notes.

The aforementioned defendants also allegedly diverted a percentage of pool participants’ funds to earlier customers in a so-called Ponzi-like manner, the Complaint notes.

Securities Lawyers Investigating

The Peiffer Rosca Wolf securities lawyers often represent investors who lose money as a result of investment fraud and are currently investigating Capitol Equity FX LLC’s alleged investment fraud. They take most cases of this type on a contingency fee basis and advance the case costs, and only get paid for their fees and costs out of money they recover for their clients.

Investors who believe they lost money as a result of Capitol Equity FX LLC’s alleged investment fraud may contact the securities lawyers at Peiffer Rosca Wolf, Alan Rosca or James Booker, for a free no-obligation evaluation of their recovery options, at 888-998-0520 or via e-mail at arosca@prwlegal.com or jbooker@prwlegal.com.

Alan Rosca (1225 Posts)

Alan is a securities lawyer. He also teaches Securities Regulation at the Cleveland-Marshall College of Law. He focuses his legal practice on complex commercial and financial litigation and arbitration, particularly in the areas of securities and investment fraud. His office is in Cleveland, Ohio.


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