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Sunday, September 22, 2019

Repeat Fraudster and Long-Time Fugitive Heads Back To The Slammer

Repeat Fraudster Pays the Price  The 75-year-old long-time fugitive and repeat fraudster known as “Butch” Ballow receives a second federal sentence following his admission of...

Bitcoin Fraud: CFTC Charges Two Individuals for Swindling Investors

The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) filed charges against two people and their companies involved in bitcoin fraud. On Friday, the regulator released two...

Initial Coin Offering Lawsuits Pending as Fraud and Scams Prevail

Since the success of Bitcoin, cryptocurrencies have exploded in the past year. Almost every other week, a new promoter introduces an initial coin offering...

Silicon Valley Executive Agrees to Pay Fine on Charges of Insider Trading

A former senior executive at a Silicon Valley fiber optics company agreed to settle charges of insider trading by the Securities and Exchange Commission. Yao...
Johnson Controls

Johnson Controls to Pay $341K Settlement over False Training Certificates

Johnson Controls, a global industrial and technology company, agreed to pay $341,000 to settle an investigation involving forged training certifications. According to the New York...

Fyre Festival Founder Charged by SEC with $27.4 Million Fraud

The Securities and Exchange Commission announced that New York entrepreneur William Z. McFarland, his two companies, a former senior executive and a former contractor...

Altaba Pays $35 Million For Failing to Disclose Massive Cybersecurity Breach

Massive Cybersecurity Breach The Securities and Exchange Commission announces Altaba’s failure to disclose a massive cybersecurity breach, dating back to 2014. In doing so Altaba,...

Fraudulent Online Cryptocurrency Chain Referral Scheme Squashed

Cryptocurrency Chain The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) files a complaint in federal court, halting the activities of fours individuals promoting deceptive money-making schemes involving cryptocurrencies....

Unregistered Brokers Charged by SEC with Selling Securities to Non-Accredited Investors

Unlawful Securities Sale The Securities and Exchange Commission charged four companies and five individuals for unlawfully selling securities of Woodbridge Group of Companies LLC to...

A Family Affair – US Congressman and Close Family and Friends Charged with Insider...

Congressman Christopher Collins, the U.S. Representative for New York’s 27th Congressional District, his son, Cameron Collins and a third individual, Stephen Zarsky, have been...

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Cory Booker’s 2020 Campaign is Low on Funds

As time passes, the stakes in the 2020 presidential election only get higher. This is remarkably true for Democrat candidates who are in fierce...