Archive for June 21st, 2011

BULLETIN: Christopher Pettengill Pleads Guilty In Trevor Cook Ponzi Scheme

BULLETIN: Christopher Pettengill Pleads Guilty In Trevor Cook Ponzi Scheme

BULLETIN: Christopher Pettengill, a figure in the $194 million Trevor Cook Ponzi scheme, has pleaded guilty in Minneapolis to securities fraud, money-laundering and conspiracy, the FBI said. Read Breaking News coverage in the Star Tribune, which is reporting that Pettengill says he has been cooperating with federal investigators since January. Pettengill, 54, of Plymouth, Minn., […]

BULLETIN: Defendant In January CFTC Sweep Ordered To Pay $280,000 Penalty; ‘ForInvest’ Also Ordered To Remove Forex Solicitation Pages From Internet; Firm Used Same Payment Processor As Imperia Invest IBC, Ponzi Forum Darling And Defendant In SEC Action

BULLETIN: Defendant In January CFTC Sweep Ordered To Pay $280,000 Penalty; 'ForInvest' Also Ordered To Remove Forex Solicitation Pages From Internet; Firm Used Same Payment Processor As Imperia Invest IBC, Ponzi Forum Darling And Defendant In SEC Action

BULLETIN: A Delaware company accused by the CFTC in January of illegally hawking Forex offers has been hit with a $280,000 penalty and ordered to remove its Forex solicitation pages from the Internet. U.S. District Judge James B. Zagel of the Northern District of Illinois entered the order against ForInvest Group of Delaware. ForInvest also […]