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Do Americans Fully Understand the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act?

The Hill reports that all Americans may not fully understand the recently passed Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. An Overview of the Tax Cuts and...

Faith Based Fraud Scheme that Defrauds Elderly Investors

Prominent Pastor Defrauds Elderly Investors Late March, 2018, the Securities and Exchange Commission charges Kirbyjon Caldwell, Senior Pastor at Windsor Village United Methodist Church in...

Epic Gatekeeping Failure, Merrill Lynch, and Unregistered Securities

Unregistered Securities and China-Based Issuer The Securities and Exchange Commission reaches a settlement for charges against Wall Street behemoth, Merrill Lynch. The circumstances include the...

Rogue Broker-Dealer and Pump-and-Dump Fraud Scheme

Pump-and-Dump: By Any Means Necessary The Securities and Exchange Commission charges Wedbush Securities Inc., for failing to supervise employee Timary Delorme, a representative of the...

Mozido Company Founder Charged in Fraudulent Scheme

Top Level Executives and a Revolving Door Mozido Inc, headquartered in Austin, Texas, is a financial technology (FinTech) company that designs and delivers mobile payment...

Rampant Fraud and Unregistered Initial Coin Offering

Initial Coin Offering: Raise The Money and Run? Centra Tech co-founders Sohrab “Sam” Sharma and Robert Farkas are in “hot water” amidst their company’s initial...

SEC Issues Government Impostor Investor Alert

Government Impostor Scam Artists In an increasingly hi-tech world, fraudsters are forced to be more creative than ever. This time, however, their tactic is counterintuitive...

SEC Freezes NASDAQ Listed Stock Sale for Longfin, amid Cryptocurrency Acquisition Announcement

SEC Freezes Longfin Corporation Stock Sale Proceeds The Securities and Exchange Commission continues to investigate the circumstances surrounding the massive sale of restricted shares of...

Investment Adviser Firms Fined $12 Million by Securities and Exchange Commission

Investment Adviser Firms Fined Geneos Wealth Management Inc., Securities America Advisors Inc., and PNC Investments LLC, are three investment adviser firms fined by the Securities...

Texas Company Charged by SEC for Ponzi Scheme Targeting Senior Citizens

Senior Citizens Fall Victim to Ponzi Scheme On April 6, 2018, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) charged a Texas entity - The Lifepay Group,...

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Wells Fargo to Pay $1 Billion to Settle Auto Loans and...

Wells Fargo agreed to pay $1 billion in penalty to settle its regulatory violations related to its auto loans and mortgage businesses. The U.S. Consumer...