Christopher Laws & Keystone Capital— Alleged Fraud Scheme to Defraud Federal Employees

Ponzi scheme attorneysChristopher Laws, as Part of an Entity Called Keystone Capital Partners, Allegedly Implemented a Fraud Scheme which Defrauded 200 Federal Staff Members; Laws and Keystone Purportedly Moved over $40 Million of Thrift Savings Plan Pension Funds into Expense Annuities, the SEC Reports

A former financial consultant, Christopher S. Laws, allegedly misguided a number of federal employees into rolling over $40 million from their pension into greater expense annuities, according to an SEC Complaint currently under review by attorneys Jason Kane and James Booker.

Peiffer Wolf Carr & Kane securities practice lawyers are investigating Christopher Laws and Keystone Capital’s alleged fraud scheme concerning federal employees.

Investors who believe they may have lost money in activity related to Christopher Laws and Keystone Capital’s alleged fraud scheme concerning federal employees are encouraged to contact attorneys Jason Kane or James Booker with any useful information or for a free, no obligation discussion about their options.

Federal Employee Benefit Counselors, or FEBC, a d/b/a of Keystone Capital Partners, Inc., is a Georgia-registered Corporation which was Cofounded by Christopher Laws and Jonathan Cooke in Early 2012

Federal Employee Benefit Counselors, or FEBC, is a d/b/a of Keystone Capital Partners, Inc., is a Georgia-registered corporation which was cofounded by Christopher Laws and Jonathan Cooke in early 2012, according to the aforementioned Complaint being reviewed by attorneys Jason Kane and James Booker.

From its founding until December 2014, FEBC’s office was positioned in the same space in Alpharetta, Georgia as the Office of Supervisory Jurisdiction for the broker dealer which the Keystone Representatives were registered, and where Christopher Laws was the manager of said office, the Complaint notes.

Laws co-owns FEBC with Jonathan Cooke, and, from approximately March 2012 and November 2014, was the entity’s CFO and Secretary, the Complaint notes, and in December 2014, Laws was allegedly terminated from the Broker Dealer.

Christopher Laws, from 2005 until his firing in 2014, purportedly worked for LPL Financial, LLC, the SEC states. Christopher Laws subsequently worked for BCG Securities, Inc. According to FINRA’s records, and was fired by LPL Financial, LLC on December 1, 2014.

LPL Financial, LLC reported that Christopher Laws’ firing related to alleged concerns regarding business practices, including communications with customers, according to FINRA Reports.

Securities Lawyers Investigating

The Peiffer Wolf Carr & Kane securities lawyers often represent investors who lose money as a result of investment-related fraud or misconduct and are currently investigating Christopher Laws and Keystone Capital’s alleged fraud scheme concerning federal employees. 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 Christopher Laws and Keystone Capital’s alleged fraud scheme concerning federal employees may contact the securities lawyers at Peiffer Wolf Carr & Kane, Jason Kane or James Booker, for a free no-obligation evaluation of their recovery options, at (585) 310-5140 or via e-mail at arosca@prwlegal.com or jbooker@prwlegal.com.

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