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Christopher Salis and Douglas and Edward Miller Charged with Insider Trading

A federal grand jury in the Northern District of Indiana has indicted Christopher Salis, Douglas Miller, and Edward Miller on charges relating to insider trading, money laundering, and structuring currency transactions. The 17-count indictment also charges Douglas Miller… Read More

Court Enters Final Judgments Against Paul Downey and Two Others

On September 29, the Honorable Sam R. Cummings of the United States District Court for the Northern District of Texas entered final judgments against Defendants Paul Downey, Jeffry Downey, and John Leonard. The judgments followed summary-judgment rulings in… Read More

Louis Buonocore and 4 Others Charged for Operating a Fraudulent Penny Stock Scheme

On September 29, 2016, the Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) charged five individuals for engaging in a fraudulent scheme to illegally profit by manipulating the market and price for the stock of Ecoland International, Inc. (now known as… Read More

Aegis Oil and President Patrick Beason Charged with Oil and Gas Fraud

On September 29, 2016, the Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) charged Aegis Oil, LLC and its President and CEO Patrick Reagan Beason with defrauding investors in oil and gas projects managed by Aegis. According to the SEC’s complaint filed… Read More

Court Enters Final Judgment Against Daniel Thibeault for $15 Million Fraud

On September 26, 2016, the Honorable Nathaniel M. Gorton of the United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts entered a final judgment against Daniel Thibeault, of Framingham, Massachusetts. Thibeault is a defendant in an SEC enforcement… Read More

Court Enters Final Judgment in Wings Network Pyramid Scheme Case

A federal court in Boston, Massachusetts, recently entered final judgments by consent against six defendants in an ongoing enforcement action filed by the Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) in February 2015. The SEC charged two Portuguese companies operating… Read More

Stock-Trading Whiz Kid and Company Wealthpire Inc. Charged with Fraud

On September 13, 2016 he Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) announced that self-proclaimed “stock trading whiz kid” Manuel Jesus and his stock newsletter company in Los Angeles have agreed to pay nearly $1.5 million to settle charges that they defrauded… Read More

Court Enters Injunction Against Safety Technologies LLC and Its Owner

On September 12, 2016, the Honorable Alvin W. Thompson, a federal judge in the U.S. District Court for the District of Connecticut, entered a preliminary injunction and continued asset freeze by consent against Thomas Connerton and his company,… Read More

SEC Charges Tycoon Energy Inc and Its President with Running a $5.6 Million Fraud

The Securities and Exchange Commission  (“SEC”) charged Tycoon Energy, Inc. and its president, Matthew Dee Nerbonne, with orchestrating an oil and gas fraud. The SEC’s complaint, filed on September 9, 2016, in the U.S. District Court for the… Read More

Mark Bloom and Firm North Hills Management LLC Charged with Fraud

On September 6, 2016, the Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) obtained a final judgment against Mark Evan Bloom and his advisory firm, North Hills Management, LLC, for securities fraud in a civil enforcement action filed on February 25,… Read More