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The SEC alleges that Richard Dalton and Universal Consulting Resources LLC (UCR) raised approximately $17 million from investors for two fraudulent offerings. The programs were generally referred to as the “Trading Program” and the “Diamond Program.” See the SEC press...The SEC alleges that Richard...
Last month an arbitration panel ordered the investment firm USB financial to pay over $80 million in consequential investments to Kajeet, Inc., a company who markets cellphones for kids. Kajeet’s award fell short of the $110 million requested but was...Last month an arbitration panel ordered the...
A Texas couple got some great news last week from the FINRA arbitration panel that ruled on their claim. The panel ruled that the Raymond James Financial Inc. and broker Larry Milton must buy back some $925,000 worth of auction...A Texas couple got some great news last week from the...
Last month two billion brothers from Texas were hit with a securities fraud lawsuit by the SEC alleging that the brothers attempted to hide $550 million in trading profits. The Wylys brothers were accused by the SEC of using sham...Last month two billion brothers from Texas were hit with a...
By now I am sure that everyone knows about the thousands of claims BP is facing over property damage and loss of income resulting from the massive oil spill that released millions of gallons oil into the Gulf of Mexico,...By now I am sure that everyone knows about the thousands of claims BP is...
The London-based Barclays Bank has agreed to pay $298 million to settle criminal charges for helping banks in Iran, Cuba, Libya, Mayanmar, and Sudan evade U.S. economic sanctions. See the WSJ article here. According to prosecutors, bank employees deleted and...The London-based Barclays Bank has...
You can’t start and finish the home-buying process overnight. Rushing through the steps isn’t recommended either, since buying a home is one of the biggest investments of your life. One of the keys to buying a home is financing it....You can’t start and finish the home-buying process overnight....
The deal the between Goldman and the SEC is done. And as with any settlement the question we want answered is, “who came out on top?” And the winner is … everybody and nobody. The general consensus is that neither...The deal the between Goldman and the SEC is done. And as with any settlement the...
Not quite, but according to a WSJ piece the SEC has been having discussions about resolving the fraud lawsuit brought against Goldman this spring. A settlement idea was apparently floated by Goldman, and they seemed to very interested in ending...Not quite, but according to a WSJ piece the SEC has...
Last July the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) awarded the non-profit religious book distributor United Prison Ministries $220,000 plus interest for losses suffered after investing in Morgan Keegan bond funds. Finally, they will getting the funds they deserve after an... Last July...