Merrill Robertson, Jr., Sherman C. Vaughn, Jr. & Cavalier Union Investments, LLC—Investment Fraud

New Orleans stockbroker fraud lawyerMerrill Robertson, Jr., a Former NFL Player and Youth Pastor, along with Sherman C. Vaughn, Jr. Allegedly Used Their Cavalier Union Investments, LLC to Dupe over 60 Investors out of More than $10 Million

Merrill Robertson, Jr., a former NFL Player and youth pastor, along with Sherman C. Vaughn, Jr. allegedly used their Cavalier Union Investments, LLC to defraud over 60 investors out of more than $10 million, according to recent SEC Complaint currently under review by Cleveland attorneys Alan Rosca and James Booker.

Merrill Robertson, Jr. and Sherman C. Vaughn, from 2010 to 2016, allegedly operated a Ponzi-like scheme which used cash from new investors to pay out existing investors and to finance their personal lifestyles of conspicuous luxury, said Complaint also notes.

The Peiffer Rosca Wolf securities lawyers are currently investigating Merrill Robertson, Jr., Sherman C. Vaughn, and their alleged Cavalier Union Investments, LLC Ponzi scheme.

Merrill Robertson, Jr. and Sherman C. Vaughn, Jr. Allegedly Targeted Seniors, Former Football Coached, Alumni, Donors and Former Employees of the Schools Robertson. Jr. Had Attended

Merrill Robertson, Jr. and Sherman C. Vaughn, Jr. allegedly looked for investors through a specific pool including unsophisticated senior citizens, former football coaches, donors, alumni, and workers at the schools Robertson had attended, according to the aforementioned Complaint currently under review by attorneys Alan Rosca and James Booker.

Merrill Robertson, Jr. and Sherman C. Vaughn, Jr. also allegedly urged the aforementioned investors to buy Cavalier’s promissory notes that allegedly paid a fixed rate of return between 10 and 20 percent annually.

The Complaint also points out that Robertson, Jr. at one point also held licenses to sell securities but is not currently registered as a broker.

Securities Lawyers Investigating

The Peiffer Rosca Wolf securities lawyers often represent investors who lose money as a result of alleged Ponzi schemes are currently investigating Merrill Robertson, Jr., Sherman C. Vaughn, and their alleged Cavalier Union Investments, LLC 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 Merrill Robertson, Jr., Sherman C. Vaughn, and their alleged Cavalier Union Investments, LLC Ponzi scheme may contact the Cleveland 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 (1234 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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