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SEC Charges Beaufort Securities for Manipulative Trading in Microcap Penny Stocks

On March 2, 2018, the Securities and Exchange Commission The SEC announced securities fraud charges against Beaufort Securities, a U.K.-based broker-dealer and its investment manager in connection with manipulative trading in the securities a U.S.-based microcap issuer.  The… Read More

Francisco Martin Charged with Defrauding Investors in Native American Tribal Bonds

On November 14, 2016, the Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) added Francisco Martin of Woodland Hills, California to a civil injunctive action currently pending in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York, charging him with defrauding… Read More

David Aubel and Robert Raffa Charged with Stock Manipulation Scheme

On April 7th, 2016, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) announced fraud charges against two men behind a scheme to manipulate the stock of Green Energy Renewable Solutions, Inc., a company that purported to be in the business… Read More

SEC Charges Nathanial Ponn with Defrauding Several Brokerage Firms

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) announced fraud charges against Massachusetts resident Nathanial Ponn for engaging in a scheme to defraud numerous broker-dealers over more than seven years. According to the SEC complaint filed in federal court in Boston, Ponn… Read More

Court Holds James Louks and FiberPop Solutions in Civil Contempt

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) announced that the Honorable Patrick J. Schiltz of the United States District Court for the District of Minnesota has entered an order holding defendants James Louks and FiberPoP Solutions, Inc. in civil… Read More

SEC Charges American Growth Funding II with Fraud

  On February 3, 2016, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) charged a lending company in Manhattan, American Growth Funding II LLC and its owner, Ralph Johnson, with repeatedly lying to investors who purchased high-yield securities. The SEC… Read More

Court Finds Wayne Palmer Guilty in Ponzi Scheme

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) won a case involving a Ponzi scheme. According to the SEC Wayne Palmer and his company National Note of Utah. The SEC filed fraud charges against them in June 2012 in connection with the Ponzi… Read More

Art Scammers Busted by FBI

Securities Lawyer 101 Blog On January 16, 2014, a federal grand jury in San Jose returned a 12-count indictment charging two antique dealers with conspiracy to commit mail fraud and wire fraud, mail fraud, and wire fraud relating… Read More