Retired Teachers Scammed In Ponzi Scheme – Securities Law

Federal prosecutors said a Jacksonville man ran an elaborate Ponzi scheme for about five years targeting retired Duval County teachers and administrators and scamming about $4 million. Anderson Scott Hall, 48, is charged with 10 counts each of mail and wire fraud in the operation of a fraudulent.

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 · The Securities and Exchange Commission has charged a Texas man and his company with defrauding investors in a Ponzi scheme involving Bitcoin, a virtual currency traded on online exchanges for conventional currencies like the U.S. dollar or used to purchase goods or services online.

A half-dozen people who say they were conned into investing their money with a Beverly Hills broker who later pleaded guilty to running a Ponzi scam are suing the brokerage. financial losses in.

Retired doctors, teachers and at least one high-profile investor. collapse amid allegations of securities fraud as well as a bankruptcy filing in late 2017.. Woodbridge and its agents violated securities laws because they.

"Investors entrusted him with their retirement savings, and he spent it as his own money." According to the SEC’s complaint filed in U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida, one retired miami-dade county school teacher and church pastor invested $125,000 in the fund.

A $1.2 billion Ponzi scheme case stretching from South Florida. Among the more than 8,400 victims are 700 in Florida, including a retired U.S. Marine Corps colonel, a college art teacher and a.

 · To keep the ponzi scheme alive from 1997 through 2000 he used the money of new investors to pay back prior investors. Duped by faith? Scam artists often find the church and its believers fertile ground for duplicitous dealings.

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Marc Stuart Dreier (born May 12, 1950) is a former American lawyer who was sentenced to 20. Dreier may also be facing criminal charges in Canada for impersonating an in-house lawyer at the Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan in connection. On November 2, 2009, he pleaded guilty to committing securities fraud and wire.

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