Archive for May 21st, 2010

SEC: Another Florida Ponzi Scheme; Financial Fraud Task Force: Guilty Plea By Attorney In California Mortgage-Fraud Case, Plus New Indictments

SEC: Another Florida Ponzi Scheme; Financial Fraud Task Force: Guilty Plea By Attorney In California Mortgage-Fraud Case, Plus New Indictments

In a fast-moving news day on the fraud front, the SEC has accused two men and their Florida company of orchestrating a real-estate “promissory note” Ponzi scheme. Separately, the Financial Fraud Enforcement Task Force announced the guilty plea of a California attorney in a real-estate swindle, plus the indictments of seven other people in separate […]

Feds, State Team Up In Virginia To Short-Circuit White-Collar Crime Wave; ‘All Too Clear’ Problem National In Scope, Top Federal Prosecutor Says

Feds, State Team Up In Virginia To Short-Circuit White-Collar Crime Wave; 'All Too Clear' Problem National In Scope, Top Federal Prosecutor Says

Calling it an “unprecedented partnership” brought about by a financial-fraud problem that is national in scope, federal and state officials today announced the creation of the Virginia Financial and Securities Fraud Task Force. The Virginia Task Force, which is part of President Obama’s interagency Financial Fraud Enforcement Task Force, brings together criminal investigators and civil […]