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With an abundance of good weather, the call of the open road beckons to many. Often, that means taking to the highway on a motorcycle. Although cruising the byways on a motorcycle can bring a powerful sense of freedom, the risk of serious injury or death is considerably higher while riding a motorcycle than when taking a comparable journey by automobile.
Jonathan Freeze, Formerly of LPL Financial, Allegedly Made Unsuitable Recommendations to His Customers to Invest in Variable Annuities Jonathan Freeze, of Fredericksburg, Virginia, and formerly of LPL Financial, allegedly made unsuitable recommendation of variable annuities, according to a a recent Letter of Acceptance, Waiver and Consent (AWC) currently under review by attorneys Alan Rosca and J.
Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman said, “The Equifax breach potentially exposed sensitive personal information for over eight million New Yorkers. Consumer Watchdog The National Consumer Law Center® (NCLC®), has issued the following key steps to minimize risk from the Equifax data breach: “Determining Whether the Client Has Been Affected It is very likely that any clien ...
James Stewart Meagher Allegedly Engaged in Two Separate Fraudulent Trading Schemes including Activity Known as Marking the Close; Meagher Allegedly also Gave False and Misleading Testimony in Connection with a FINRA Investigation James Stewart Meagher allegedly participated in two separate fraudulent schemes including activity known as marking the close and also allegedly gave false and misleadin.
Investors in Tim Krieger’s Aspirity Energy Could be out up to $30 Million Following the Golden Valley-Based Firm’s Bankruptcy Filing; Krieger Won National Championships as a Star Wrestler for Iowa State and Went on to Make Millions in Commodities Trading Have you or a loved one lost money investing with Tim Krieger’s Aspirity Energy? Tim Krieger was a star wrestler at Iowa State in the 1980’s an.
John C. Edes, a Former Broker at Equity Services, Inc., Barred from the Securities Industry by FINRA Have you or a loved one invested your hard-earned money with John C. Edes of East, Greenwich, Rhode Island? John Edes, a financial advisor who was a registered representative of Equity Services, Inc.
Gerdau is one of the largest steel companies in the world. With 45,000 employees in 14 countries, the company has the capacity to produce 26 million tons of steel per year. The company is also mired in a massive corruption probe. All the facts surrounding Gerdau suggest there is a perfect opportunity for whistleblowers.
By: Robert J. Nahoum In 2014, a lawsuit was filed against New Jersey-based, publicly traded, junk debt buyer Asta Funding, its subsidiary Palisades Collection and their attorneys Pressler and Pressler. The suit filed in the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York alleged violations of the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA), a federal law tha ...
In previous posts, we’ve covered best practices in email design. Now comes the next struggle: your email blast is ready to send… but exactly when should you send it? Before we dive into exact dates and times, let’s consider what we’re trying to accomplish when sending law firm marketing emails. How to Measure Email Success The two best metrics to use when measuring the success ...
Celebrity Fraud Schemes – When Lawyers, Agents and Accountants Steal from Clients Today’s headline reads “Attorney Gets 18 Months for Defrauding NFL Players.” Previously, we have posted stories about Mike Tyson suing his investment adviser, Basketball great Tim Duncan losing $20 million to a different money adviser and a lawyer at a big named law firm assisting in a multimillion ...
Jim Hodge and Allied Home Mortgage left a bad taste in the mouths of many Allied employees and homeowners too. Neither Hodge nor his mortgage company are strangers to controversy. The two have faced countless lawsuits by lenders, wage claims, arbitration claims by former branch managers, and enforcement actions by at least 9 states.
With school starting for children across the state, many parents are likely busy with back-to-school shopping, organizing school supplies, getting the calendar set, and similar tasks. One important thing you should stop and consider is how your child is going to get to and from school on a daily basis. There are several options, all of which have risks of accidents.
In many families, pets are like children. And yet, those “children” get no say in divorce cases. They don’t end up going to the owner who has their best interest at heart. Instead, they often end up in the home of someone who only wanted them to spite their partner. Soon, that should change. A new law could change the way that the court handles animals in divorce cases.
Adam K. Veron Formed Contract Funding & Corporate Management LLC (CFCM) and Allegedly then Sold Approximately $1.8 Million of CFCM Shares to Nine Questar Customers and $50,000 of Shares to One Non-customer, All Without Informing Questar Adam Veron formed Contract Funding & Corporate Management LLC (CFCM) and then allegedly sold approximately $1.
Chinese pharmaceutical company Sinovac Biotech disclosed that it is investigating possible violations of the U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA). The disclosure is noteworthy because none of the possible violations are believed to have occurred in the United States nor is the company based here.
Christopher Brogdon, the organizer of several municipal bond offerings accused of fraud by the Securities and Exchange Commission in 2015, filed a bankruptcy petition on September 15, 2017 in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of Georgia. He sought that the bankruptcy be maintained under Ch. 11 of the Bankruptcy Code.
Earlier this month, I blogged about certain implied contractual terms that govern employees’ conduct. (You’ll remember that an implied term is one that is not written down anywhere or explicitly agreed to by employer and employee, but still has the same legal force as does an express term.) In today’s post, I continue my focus on implied terms, and review four key implied dut ...
Elaine D. LaCerte Allegedly Engaged in an Unsuitable Short-term Trading of Unit Investment Trusts (UIT’s) in 107 Customer Accounts Elaine LaCerte, between July 1, 2012 and December 31, 2014, allegedly engaged in an unsuitable short-term trading pattern of unit investment trusts (UIT’s) in customer accounts, according to a recent Letter of Acceptance, Waiver and Consent (AWC) cur ...
Safe driving is especially important if you have a baby in the car. To assist you in becoming the safest parent you can be while behind the wheel, Staver Law Group has compiled this handy list of tips. By following these tips, you can make driving safely with a baby a reality. In the event that you get into an accident with a baby in the car, contact Staver Law Group at to spe ...