Malcolm Segal—Alleged Ponzi Scheme
Malcolm Segal Allegedly Operated a Ponzi Scheme, Reportedly Selling So-called CD’s to Customers Under False Pretenses
Malcolm Segal allegedly ran a Ponzi scheme wherein he reportedly sold so-called certificates of deposits (CDs) to his brokerage customers by falsely claiming that he could get them higher interest rates of return on FDIC-insured CDs than otherwise available to the general public, according to SEC Documents currently being reviewed by attorneys Jason Kane and Joe Peiffer.
The SEC goes on to allege that Segal allegedly purchased CDs on behalf of his investors but covertly pocketed them early and the proceeds.
The Peiffer Wolf Carr & Kane investor rights lawyers are currently investigating Malcolm Segal, a Pennsylvania stockbroker, and his alleged Ponzi scheme, which finally collapsed in July of 2014.
Malcolm Segal Allegedly Raised $15.5 Million from at Least 50 Investors, Reportedly Stole Money from Investors in Order to Purchase Florida Condo and Assorted Luxuries.
Malcolm Segal allegedly raised approximately $15.5 million from at least 50 investors, and may have not even purchased said CDs at all, despite telling customers he had, according to SEC Documents under review by attorneys Jason Kane and Joe Peiffer.
Malcolm Segal, said SEC Documents report, used funds from investors in a Ponzi scheme fashion for purported interest payments and principal repayments to earlier investors. Furthermore, the SEC alleges that Segal eventually started stealing directly from his customers’ brokerage accounts in a desperate effort to keep funds rolling into the operation.
What is more, Segal allegedly forged letters of authorization to facilitate the transfer of customer funds to accounts he controlled, according to SEC Documents being perused by attorneys Jason Kane and Joe Peiffer. Finally, the SEC further alleges that Segal used money from investors to purchase a Florida condo and assorted luxuries.
Investor Rights Lawyers Investigating
The Peiffer Wolf Carr & Kane investor rights lawyers often represent investors who lose money as a result of alleged Ponzi schemes. They are currently investigating Malcom Segal for allegedly operating a Ponzi scheme. 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 Malcolm Segal for his alleged Ponzi scheme may contact the investment rights lawyers at Peiffer Wolf Carr & Kane, Jason Kane or Joe Peiffer, for a free, no-obligation evaluation of their recovery options, at (585) 310-5140.
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