Chris Faulkner – Oil and Gas Fraud

California stockbroker fraud attorneyChris “Frack Master” Faulkner, Former TV Financial Celebrity, Allegedly Orchestrated an $80 Million Oil and Gas Fraud

Chris “Frack Master” Faulkner allegedly orchestrated an $80 million oil and gas fraud, according SEC Documents currently under review by attorneys Alan Rosca and James Booker.

Chris Faulkner, the CEO of Breitling Energy Corporation (BECC) and recurring guest on CNBC, CNN International, Fox Business News, and the BBC, allegedly disseminated false and misleading offering materials, misappropriated millions of dollars of investor funds and attempted to manipulate BECC’s stock, the SEC also reports.

The Peiffer Rosca Wolf securities lawyers are currently investigating Chris Faulkner’s alleged $80 million oil and gas fraud.

Chris Faulkner and the Other Co-defendants Allegedly Misled Investors about the Purported Relationships between Parties, Faulkner’s Industry Experience, Plans for Investor Money, and Expected Returns

Chris Faulkner and other co-defendants, dating back to 2011, allegedly misled investors about the relationships between the parties, future plans for investor money, Faulkner’s industry experience, and expected returns, according to the aforementioned SEC documents currently under review by attorneys Alan Rosca and James Booker.

What is more, the SEC has also accused Faulkner of using at least $30 million for personal use including lavish meals and entertainment, international travel, cars, jewelry, gentlemen’s clubs, and personal escorts, the SEC further alleges.

Finally, the SEC also alleges that Beth Handkins, a former employee of Crude and Patriot, Rick Hoover, the former CFO of BECC, and Jeremy Wagers, BECC’s general counsel and COO, all took part and played essential roles in helping Faulkner in the alleged fraud, according to SEC Documents.

Securities Lawyers Investigating

The Peiffer Rosca Wolf securities lawyers often represent investors who lose money as a result of alleged oil and gas fraud, and are currently investigating Chris Faulkner’s alleged oil and gas 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 Chris Faulkner’s alleged oil and gas 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.

Alan Rosca (1159 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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