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Colorado Man Indicted for Securities Fraud

 
Colorado Man Indicted for Securities Fraud

In Colorado Springs Robert Allen Zickefoose, 48, was indicted by a grand jury on seven counts of securities fraud and theft, for allegedly perpetrating a scheme by which he defrauded investors of over $3.2 million. The investors were defrauded into purchasing investments in the two oil and natural gas …

Miami Charged With Civil Securities Fraud

SEC Charges the City of Miami With Civil Securities Fraud
The Securities and Exchange Commission accused the city of Miami of civil securities fraud on Friday, charging that the city and its former budget director were playing “shell games” with city bank accounts. As part of the complaint, the SEC accused the city of Miami …

$200 Mill-28 States/8 Countries/Fraud Rings

 
$200 Million, 28 States and 8 Countries – One of the Largest Fraud Rings in History

$200 million is enough to raise eyebrows.  One of the largest credit card fraud rings in history was busted and is accused of laundering money into the Middle East.  With money being wired into Pakistan authorities fear that much …

Three Men Arrested for Conspiracy

Three Men Arrested for Conspiracy – Investors Looking for Money
Three men were arrested this May in Miami for conspiracy to commit wire fraud as a result of a recent investigation conducted by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations.

The court documents read like a classic case of flamboyant salesmen who set their …

Little Regulation – Lots of Risk

 
Little Regulation, Lots of Risk Can Leave Gold Investors on Shaky Ground
 

South Florida becomes a national center for bullion firms operating in virtual regulatory limbo
Written By Jon Burstein, Sun Sentinel: http://articles.sun-sentinel.com/2011-03-19/news/fl-leveraged-gold-industry-20110303_1_precious-metals-owner-jamie-campany-gold-investors

With the price of gold at near or all-time highs, South Florida has become a national hotbed for companies operating in a largely unregulated …

Multi-Million Dollar Fraudulent Precious Metals Scheme

New CFTC Charges for Multi-Million Dollar Fraudulent Precious Metals Scheme
CFTC Charges Hunter Wise Commodities, Lloyds Commodities, C.D. Hopkins Financial, United States Capital Trust, Newbridge Alliance, Blackstone Metals Group, and their Principals in Multi-Million Dollar Fraudulent Precious Metals Scheme
CFTC alleges that defendants conducted illegal, off-exchange commodity transactions, and deceived customers in connection with financed transactions …