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The SEC’s Division of Enforcement’s Retail Strategy Task Force and Office of Investor Education and Advocacy (OIEA) have released an investor alert encouraging investors to be careful when investing in offerings that are “broadly advertised”. Did you invest with an unregistered stockbroker? Investments take many forms; many securities are investments other than stocks listed on a national exchange. Over the last decade, some of the largest Ponzi schemes in America were assisted by unregistered financial advisors selling unregistered securities. While investments which are not directly tied to the stock market may seem attractive at first, many of these investments are still high risk and are being sold under false pretenses. Ponzi schemes targeting unsophisticated investors seeking conservative investments still dominate our headlines and are frequently perpetrated by those who seek to hide behind exemptions from registration or compliance with the federal securities laws.The SEC’s Division of Enforcement’s Retail Strategy Task Force and Office of Investor Education and Advocacy (OIEA) have released an investor alert encouraging investors to be careful when investing in offerings that are “broadly advertised”.

Did you invest with an unregistered stockbroker? Investments take many forms; many securities are investments other than stocks listed on a national exchange. Over the last decade, some of the largest Ponzi schemes in America were assisted by unregistered financial advisors selling unregistered securities. Continue reading ›

Scott Silver, Silver Law Group’s managing partner, has been re-elected as the co-chair of the Securities and Financial Fraud Group of The American Association for Justice (AAJ), an advocacy group that promotes a fair and effective justice system. Scott is honored to be chosen to continue serving in his role at the AAJ, where he advocates for the rights of victims of securities and investment fraud to pursue justice caused by the misconduct of others. Scott is a frequent lecturer on securities and investment fraud and best practices on pursuing stockbroker misconduct cases.  Scott has previously published a securities arbitration primer available on this website.Scott Silver, Silver Law Group’s managing partner, has been re-elected as the co-chair of the Securities and Financial Fraud Group of The American Association for Justice (AAJ), an advocacy group that promotes a fair and effective justice system.

Scott is honored to be chosen to continue serving in his role at the AAJ, where he advocates for the rights of victims of securities and investment fraud to pursue justice caused by the misconduct of others. Scott is a frequent lecturer on securities and investment fraud and best practices on pursuing stockbroker misconduct cases.  Scott has previously published a securities arbitration primer available on this website. Continue reading ›

A class action lawsuit has been filed to recover damages for investors in YayYo (YAYO) stock regarding alleged violations of federal securities laws.  If you have losses traceable to the YayYo (YAYO) initial public offering (IPO), contact Silver Law Group for a confidential no-cost consultation at (800) 975-4345 or by email at ssilver@silverlaw.com.   A lead plaintiff (class representative) has not been selected and a class has not been certified in this case.A class action lawsuit has been filed to recover damages for investors in YayYo (YAYO) stock regarding alleged violations of federal securities laws.

If you have losses traceable to the YayYo (YAYO) initial public offering (IPO), contact Silver Law Group for a confidential no-cost consultation at (800) 975-4345 or by email at ssilver@silverlaw.com

A lead plaintiff (class representative) has not been selected and a class has not been certified in this case. Continue reading ›

Silver Law Group continues to investigate Dean Vagnozzi, Par Funding, A Better Financial Plan, and others on behalf of investors in what the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) says was a $500 million “web of unregistered, fraudulent securities offerings.”  Around 1,200 investors were solicited through advertisements and free dinner seminars and promised high returns with little to no risk by investing in a merchant cash advance business.Silver Law Group continues to investigate Dean Vagnozzi, Par Funding, A Better Financial Plan, and others on behalf of investors in what the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) says was a $500 million “web of unregistered, fraudulent securities offerings.”

Around 1,200 investors were solicited through advertisements and free dinner seminars and promised high returns with little to no risk by investing in a merchant cash advance business. Continue reading ›

Did you invest in the YieldStreet? Silver Law Group, a nationally-recognized class action and investment fraud law firm, is investigating claims on behalf of YieldStreet investors after an oil and gas deal and five marine loan investments that have not returned principal or paid interest by YieldStreet’s due dates.  YieldStreet Inc. is an online investment platform that markets its alternative investments as exclusive deals that are typically reserved for big investors. YieldStreet investors buy into “notes” that are designed to make scheduled cash distributions. These notes are loans, backed by a wide range of assets, including ships, legal settlements and even artwork. To date, YieldStreet has raised more than $1 billion from retail investors for these alternative investments.Did you invest in the YieldStreet? Silver Law Group, a nationally-recognized class action and investment fraud law firm, is investigating claims on behalf of YieldStreet investors after an oil and gas deal and five marine loan investments that have not returned principal or paid interest by YieldStreet’s due dates.

YieldStreet Inc. is an online investment platform that markets its alternative investments as exclusive deals that are typically reserved for big investors. YieldStreet investors buy into “notes” that are designed to make scheduled cash distributions. These notes are loans, backed by a wide range of assets, including ships, legal settlements and even artwork. To date, YieldStreet has raised more than $1 billion from retail investors for these alternative investments. Continue reading ›

Our south Florida securities and investment fraud attorneys are investigating claims on behalf of investors in PAR Funding and related companies. On July 24, 2020, the Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”), brought an emergency action against a number of individuals and entities, including but not limited to John Gissas and his central-Florida based company, Retirement Evolution Group, LLC, for their roles in an alleged half billion dollar fraud scheme. The SEC brought its emergency action to immediately halt the nation-wide fraud, which is believed to have harmed over 1,200 investors. The SEC is seeking a temporary restraining order and by freezing assets. A link to the charges can be found here, which was unsealed on Friday, July 31, 2020.Our south Florida securities and investment fraud attorneys are investigating claims on behalf of investors in PAR Funding and related companies. On July 24, 2020, the Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”), brought an emergency action against a number of individuals and entities, including but not limited to John Gissas and his central-Florida based company, Retirement Evolution Group, LLC, for their roles in an alleged half billion dollar fraud scheme. Continue reading ›

Our south Florida securities and investment fraud attorneys are investigating claims on behalf of investors in PAR Funding and related companies. On July 24, 2020, the Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”), brought an emergency action against a number of individuals and entities, including but not limited to Dean J. Vagnozzi and his Pennsylvania-based company, A Better Financial Plan, for their roles in an alleged half billion dollar fraud scheme. The SEC brought its emergency action to immediately halt the nation-wide fraud, which is believed to have harmed over 1,200 investors. The SEC is seeking a temporary restraining order and by freezing assets. A link to the charges can be found here, which was unsealed on Friday, July 31, 2020.Our south Florida securities and investment fraud attorneys are investigating claims on behalf of investors in PAR Funding and related companies. On July 24, 2020, the Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”), brought an emergency action against a number of individuals and entities, including but not limited to Dean J. Vagnozzi and his Pennsylvania-based company, A Better Financial Plan, for their roles in an alleged half billion dollar fraud scheme. Continue reading ›

Our south Florida securities and investment fraud attorneys are investigating claims on behalf of investors in PAR Funding and related companies. On July 24, 2020, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), brought an emergency action against a number of individuals and entities, including but not limited to Michael C. Furman and his south-Florida based company, United Fidelis Group Corp., for their roles in an alleged half billion dollar fraud scheme. The SEC brought its emergency action to immediately halt the nationwide fraud, which is believed to have harmed over 1,200 investors. The SEC is seeking a temporary restraining order and by freezing assets. A link to the charges can be found here, which was unsealed on Friday, July 31, 2020.Our south Florida securities and investment fraud attorneys are investigating claims on behalf of investors in PAR Funding and related companies. On July 24, 2020, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), brought an emergency action against a number of individuals and entities, including but not limited to Michael C. Furman and his south-Florida based company, United Fidelis Group Corp., for their roles in an alleged half billion dollar fraud scheme. Continue reading ›

On July 24, 2020, the Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”), brought an emergency action against Par Funding and others, to obtain a temporary restraining order and freeze assets in order to halt a nearly half-billion dollar fraud scheme, harming over 1,200 across the U.S. A link to the charges can be found here, which was unsealed on Friday, July 31, 2020. In the Complaint, the SEC alleged that Joseph W. LaForte (a convicted felon) and his wife, Lisa McElhone orchestrated a scheme to defraud investors, using unregistered securities offerings for Complete Business Solutions Group (CBSG). CBSG was a cash advance company they controlled, that did business under the name “Par Funding.”On July 24, 2020, the Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”), brought an emergency action against Par Funding and others, to obtain a temporary restraining order and freeze assets in order to halt a nearly half-billion dollar fraud scheme, harming over 1,200 across the U.S. A link to the charges can be found here, which was unsealed on Friday, July 31, 2020.

In the Complaint, the SEC alleged that Joseph W. LaForte (a convicted felon) and his wife, Lisa McElhone orchestrated a scheme to defraud investors, using unregistered securities offerings for Complete Business Solutions Group (CBSG). CBSG was a cash advance company they controlled, that did business under the name “Par Funding.” Continue reading ›

Silver Law Group, a nationally-recognized class action law firm, has filed the first class action lawsuit against South Florida-based hedge fund TCA Fund Management Group, TCA’s founder and chairman Robert Press, and others involved with the company (Defendants). The lawsuit, which Silver Law Group filed in federal court along with co-counsel Weinberg Wheeler Hudgens Gunn & Dial and Gibbs law Group, is filed on behalf of investors in TCA’s funds (Plaintiffs), seeks to recover investor losses and alleges that Defendants knowingly inflated the value of TCA’s Master fund in part by “failing to remove or properly value bad loans and creating phantom “investment advisory” fees that were fraudulent and uncollectable.”Silver Law Group, a nationally-recognized class action law firm, has filed the first class action lawsuit against South Florida-based hedge fund TCA Fund Management Group, TCA’s founder and chairman Robert Press, and others involved with the company (Defendants).

The lawsuit, which Silver Law Group filed in federal court along with co-counsel Weinberg Wheeler Hudgens Gunn & Dial and Gibbs law Group, is filed on behalf of investors in TCA’s funds (Plaintiffs), seeks to recover investor losses and alleges that Defendants knowingly inflated the value of TCA’s Master fund in part by “failing to remove or properly value bad loans and creating phantom “investment advisory” fees that were fraudulent and uncollectable.” Continue reading ›

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