Four Peiffer Wolf Partners Selected as 2017 Super Lawyers

NEW ORLEANS, CLEVELAND, AND LOS ANGELES – Four Peiffer Wolf lawyers were selected to the 2017 Super Lawyers list. Super Lawyers is a rating service of outstanding lawyers who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement, according to Thompson Reuters, its sponsor. Joseph C. Peiffer, the Peiffer Wolf managing member in… Read more »

Morgan Stanley Told to Pay More Than $2.3 Million in Arbitration Case

Firm accused of unauthorized trading and other misdeeds by brokers in Jackson, Miss.-area branch The six investors had accused the firm and the branch manager, Fred Brister, of failing to supervise brokers Steven Wyatt and Hilary Joseph Zimmerman, who the investors alleged had mismanaged customer accounts and engaged in suspect trading, according to their arbitration… Read more »

Joseph Hooper iPractice

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Joseph Hooper Allegedly Sold $3.4 Million Worth of iPractice, Earned $425,000 in Commissions; Investor Lawyers Investigating Joseph Hooper allegedly sold $3.4 million worth of stock in a company called iPractice Group, Inc. Hooper allegedly earned $425,000 (or 12.5%) in commissions from selling iPractice stock to about 41 investors, according to FINRA. Unfortunately for most investors,… Read more »

Peiffer Wolf investigating Puerto Rico’s Rojas over Alleged $7 Million Ponzi Scheme

Ricardo Bonilla Rojas, 53, allegedly raised $7 million from as many as 200 investors, specifically targeting unsuspecting factory workers and evangelical Christians, according to the SEC’s Miami regional office, and is currently the subject of investigation by the Peiffer Wolf investment recovery lawyers. The SEC alleges that Rojas, in sum, allegedly defrauded investors of more… Read more »

Glen E. Woodward Accused of Selling Equity Indexed Annuities Without Notifying Employer

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Glen E. Woodward, an investment professional in Nashville, TN, sold equity indexed annuities (“EIAs”) to eight of his customers without notifying his employer before doing so, according to a Financial Industry Regulatory Authority report (“FINRA”). The Peiffer Wolf law firm’s securities practice attorneys Jason Kane and Joe Peiffer are investigating the matter. Equity Indexed Annuities… Read more »

Larry Steven Werbel Fined and Suspended In Connection with Sale of QLotus Holdings Inc. Shares

Larry Steven Werbel was sanctioned by securities regulators in connection with claims that Werbel sold unapproved penny stocks to his firm’s customers. Werbel consented to the sanctions without denying or admitting the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority’s (FINRA) factual findings. Werbel solicited eight customers to invest in the low-priced security of QLotus Holdings Inc. (QLTS), according… Read more »

Worth Asset Management and Kaulesar Charged With Solicitation Fraud and Illegal Contract

Worth Asset and Management LLC and its owner and manager, Paul L. Kaulesar, were sanctioned for their involvement in solicitation fraud and engaging in illegal, off-exchange precious metal transactions, according to an order issued by the Commodity Futures Trading Commission. Worth Asset Management and Kaulesar did not deny or admit the factual findings made by… Read more »