Merriman Capital Sanctioned By Securities Regulators In Connection With Its Written Supervisory Procedures

Merriman Capital, Inc. was sanctioned by securities regulators in connection with claims that it failed to establish, maintain, and enforce written supervisory procedures. Merriman Capital was censured, fined $120,000, and forced to retain an independent consultant and revise its written supervisory procedures by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA). Merriman Capital failed to maintain written… Read more »

Tri-Med, Its Principals and Promoters Investigated by Securities Lawyer

Tri-Med Corporation, Tri-Med Associates, Inc., their promoters, and Jeremy Anderson, Anthony N. Nicholas, III, Eric Ager, Irwin Ager, and Teresa Simmons Bordinat are being investigated by the Peiffer Wolf securities lawyers in connection with a temporary injunction by the Florida securities regulators that named Tri-Med and its agents as defendants. The temporary injunction was granted,… Read more »

Trendon Shavers and Bitcoin Savings and Trust involved in first ever Bitcoin Ponzi

Trendon Shavers of McKinney, Tx., has been charged with what appears to be the first case of ponzi schemes that involves Bitcoins, otherwise known as digital currency. Bitcoins are a form of crypto-currency that is not backed by any national government. The mechanics of Bitcoins, their valuation and exchange is not fully understood by laypersons. Shavers is… Read more »