Collin Siegle Pleads Guilty to Fraud Charges

Collin Siegle, 27, a Lansing investment professional, pled guilty to charges of wire fraud and money laundering. A charge of bank fraud was dismissed as part of his plea bargain.  Siegle was charged with misappropriating roughly $1 million of investor money for personal use. Siegle bought himself a house and luxury cars with his customers’ funds. Siegle was accused… Read more »

Family Court Judge Steven Jones’ Fraud Hearing Delayed

Steven Jones, a suspended Family Court Judge, with the other defendants is given another three months before facing a jury of his peers for his federal fraud case. Jones along with five other defendants, including Thomas Cercle, his former brother-in-law, were indicted by federal grand jury for a $3 million investment fraud as alleged by the… Read more »

Scott Summerhays Pleads Guilty to Fraud in Golf Course Scheme

Scott H. Summerhays managed to convince 11 persons to loan him a total of $3.6 million to purchase a golf course, giving out false promises and using a false identity. Summerhays pleaded guilty to 24 Federal felony charges, according to Daniel G. Bogden, United States Attorney for the district of Nevada. Summerhays, 55, formerly from South… Read more »

Attorney Peiffer Investigating Darrell Smith, Promoter of Energae Holdings

Securities lawyer Joe Peiffer is investigating Iowa investment professional Darrell Duane Smith and his sales of investment opportunities in Energae Holdings and iLenders. Peiffer is preparing to take action on behalf of Smith investors. Iowa financial professional Darrell Smith, a former promoter of Energae Holdings and iLenders, has been accused of violating the securities rules… Read more »

St. Louis-Area Investment Adviser Admits Fraud

Greg John Campbell, a St. Louis-area investment professional, has admitted siphoning more than $1.8 million from his clients’ accounts. Campbell, 34, a Ladue resident, pleaded guilty last Friday in St. Louis federal court to two counts of wire fraud.  He faces 40 years in prison. Investigation by securities attorneys Jason Kane and Joe Peiffer established… Read more »

California Resident Syed Madad Accused of Fraudulent Scheme

Syed Qaisar Madad, CEO and co-owner of Technology for Telecommunication and Multimedia Inc. (TTM), was charged with operating an investment scheme in which he raised $49 million.  Madad lost part of his investors’ money in bad trades and spent millions on Ponzi-like payments and personal expenses, according to the federal prosecutors’ charges. Madad, a California… Read more »