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Cryptocurrency Market Cap Drops More Than $60B; Bitcoin Sell-Off Continues

The cryptocurrency market value declined more than $60 billion in 24 hours as the sell-off of bitcoin and other major digital currencies continues. Early morning...

Carlsbad Woman and $800,000 Embezzlement Scheme

Outrageous Embezzlement Scheme Lori V. Whitaker, of Carlsbad, New Mexico, enters a guilty plea in federal court to a wire fraud charge. Under the terms...
Trump Calls FBI Raid on Cohen Disgraceful

Trump Calls FBI Raid on Cohen “Disgraceful” and “Total Witch Hunt”

President Donald Trump condemned the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) for raiding the home, hotel room, and office of his longtime personal lawyer Michael...

Student Loan Debt Relief Scheme Settles Charges with Federal Trade Commission

Student Loan Debt Relief Scheme The defendants in two student loan debt relief cases agree to settle Federal Trade Commission claims against them.  The FTC...

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...

Registered Investment Adviser and $131 Million Market Manipulation Scheme

Market Manipulation of Epic Proportion Louis Petrossi, a former investment adviser, sells naïve investors worthless stock through a complex market manipulation scheme. In doing so,...

Securities Attorney Plus Market Manipulation Scheme Equals Go To Jail

Securities Attorney and Market Manipulation A California securities attorney finds himself in hot water over his role in schemes to manipulate the stock of two...

Bitcoin Records Worst Quarterly Performance, Market Cap Down $177 Billion

Bitcoin experienced the worst quarterly performance ever as its price continues to decline. The cryptocurrency traded below $7,000 on Thursday. Data from CoinDesk Price Index...

Attention Hedge Fund Advisers: Inflating Fund Performance is Illegal

Inflating Fund Performance The Securities and Exchange Commission announces charges for New York-based investment adviser Premium Point Investments LP. The charges are for inflating fund...
New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman

Continental Finance to Refund Credit Card Fee to New York Consumers

Continental Finance Company agreed to settle the allegations of New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman involving its credit card fee. Schneiderman announced the settlement...

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Andrew Cuomo New York Governor

Gov. Cuomo Announces New Guidelines to Protect Immigrants Who are Crime...

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo released new guidelines to protect immigrants, particularly the victims of crimes such as human trafficking. On Thursday, the governor said...