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Beware of Cosigning a Loan or Debt Posted on Dec 01, 2015 By Suzanne Carlson Shinn December 1, 2015 by Suzanne Carlson Shinn During a consultation, clients may need to discuss how they can deal with a cosigned debt. It might be that they want to untangle themselves from a cosigned debt or it might be that they need to protect someone that has co-signed a debt obligation for them.
Sheldon Silver, Dirty Pols & Whistleblowers December 1, 2015 by Brian Mahany Whistleblowers Rejoice – New York Assembly Speaker Convicted of Corruption Guilty. Yesterday a Manhattan federal jury convicted New York Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver of all counts on a wide ranging anti-corruption indictment. From kickbacks to money laundering, Silver had his hand in the cookie jar.
October 6, 2015 – Lexington, SC Joseph Murry Snyder, III , entered into a Letter of Acceptance Waiver and Consent (AWC) with the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) to resolve allegations that he failed to provide on the record testimony as requested by FINRA in connection with an investigation into his termination from his member firm and allegations that he misappropriated custo.
October 15, 2015 – Fredericksburg, VA Jonathan D. Freeze , entered into a Letter of Acceptance Waiver and Consent (AWC) with the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) to resolve allegations that he borrowed $20,000 from a firm customer without providing notice and obtaining written pre-approval from his firm as required by FINRA rules. AWC No.
October 7 , 2015 – Port Jefferson, New York William M. Pottetti , entered into a Letter of Acceptance Waiver and Consent (AWC) with the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) to resolve allegations that Pottetti in January 2011, recommended that a customer invest in a company he claimed to have started to treat gray hair.
October 12, 2015 – Granger, Indiana Albert Lee Rosebush , entered into a Letter of Acceptance Waiver and Consent (AWC) with the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) to resolve allegations that Rosebush violated FINRA rules by filing late amendments to FINRA Form U4 to report six tax liens against him totaling over $198,000.
Rifle season for hunters in PA opened on Monday and the violations are already being racked up. Individuals have been contacting our office for representation regarding a number of different violations. Most of which could have been avoided had they not spoken to the Game Commission Officer. I previously blogged that you have a 5th Amendment Right not to speak to the Game Commission.
Partner Peter Brann will be teaching a seminar at the Harvard Law School as a Lecturer in Law during the Spring 2016 term on “The Role of the State Attorney General” with James Tierney, the former Maine Attorney General. Brann, who served as Maine’s State Solicitor before joining Brann & Isaacso ...
If there was an advent calendar for federal civil litigators—and why would there be—opening the window on December 1, 2015, would reveal a brand–new—or, at least, significantly amended—set of Federal Rules of Civil Procedure. We’ve previewed the key amendments most immediately relevant to patent litigation—in with a new discovery regime in which discovery must be proportional ...
Playground accidents are a prevalent issue in the United States as each year emergency departments treat over 200,000 children under the age of 14 for an injury sustained on a public, private, or school operated playground.1 The types of injuries and extent of damage varies by incident, but approximately 45 percent of the play-ground related injuries result in severe fracture ...
Stephen Marc Biley (Biley) recently submitted a Letter of Acceptance, Waiver and Consent (“AWC”) pursuant to FINRA Rule 9216 of FINRA’s Code of Procedure in connection with allegations he participated in the sale of unregistered penny stocks on behalf of three customers in 2011. Accordingly, the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) suspended Biley for thirty (30) bus ...
Attention Oil and Gas Investors: Stockbrokers’ Sales Practices of Private Oil & Gas Investment Products Investigated October 11, 2015 Stockbrokers’ Inappropriate Recommendations of Oil and Gas Investment Products Investigated by Securities Lawyers Unsuitable investment recommendations in oil and gas investment products have caused many elderly investors to suffer significant losses, accordi.
Michael Oppenheim Investigated by Peiffer Rosca Wolf Attorneys November 7, 2015 Michael Oppenheim Entered a Plea of Guilty to Embezzlement and Securities Fraud Michael Oppenheim entered a plea of guilty to one count of embezzlement and one count of securities fraud in Manhattan’s Southern District Court on November 5, 2015.
Commercial trucks can weigh many tons more than other cars on the road and may be limited in their mobility by size and speed. And, with constant pressure to meet tight deadlines and long drives, exhausted or stressed drivers may be particularly susceptible to making life-altering mistakes. One such mistake is a wide-turn accident, which happens when a collision is caused by a ...
The members of the Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission (PPUC) and Core Communications, Inc., appealed a District Court’s grant of summary judgment in favor of AT&T Corp. Core billed AT&T for terminating phone calls from AT&T’s customers to Core’s Internet Service Provider (ISP) customers from 2004 to 2009.
By: Robert J. Nahoum In a debt collection lawsuit, the Plaintiff (the party bringing the lawsuit) always has the burden to prove that the Defendant (the party being sued) is responsible for the debt. To meet this burden, a junk debt buyer like Cavalry Portfolio Services must prove that (1) it has the right to sue; (2) the debt is attributable to the defendant; and (3) that th ...
Bobby M. Collins– Fraud Scheme Targeting Senior Investors October 9, 2015 Bobby M. Collins Allegedly Orchestrated a Fraud Scheme Targeting Senior Investors Bobby M. Collins, a Texas-based insurance agent, allegedly orchestrated a multi-year fraud scheme targeting senior investors, according to an SEC Complaint currently under review by attorneys Joe Peiffer and Alan Rosca. Bobby M.
John Montague—Financial Fraud, Wire Fraud October 8, 2015 John Montague Allegedly Defrauded Clients of More than $900,000 by Having Them Write Personal Checks Payable to One John Montague, Which He Siphoned for Personal Use John Montague, former Gloucester County, New Jersey-based financial advisor, allegedly defrauded his clients of more than $900,000 by inducing them to write investment ch.