Archive for December 1st, 2011

URGENT >> BULLETIN >> MOVING: FBI Undercover Operation Leads To Charges Against 13 Individuals In Alleged Penny-Stock Caper; SEC Halts Trading In 7 Companies

URGENT >> BULLETIN >> MOVING: FBI Undercover Operation Leads To Charges Against 13 Individuals In Alleged Penny-Stock Caper; SEC Halts Trading In 7 Companies

URGENT >> BULLETIN >> MOVING: Thirteen individuals, including lawyers, corporate officers and a stock promoter, have been charged criminally in an FBI sting aimed at microcap fraud. The SEC has suspended trading in seven companies: 1st Global Financial Inc. (FGFB), based in Las Vegas; Augrid Global Holdings Corp. (AGHD), based in Houston; ComCam International Inc. […]

PONZI/FRAUD BRIEFS: Georgia HYIP Pair Sentenced To Combined 27 Years; Florida Fraudster Whose Wife Awaits Sentencing Gets 10 Years; Australian Court Rules TVI Express A Pyramid Scheme

PONZI/FRAUD BRIEFS: Georgia HYIP Pair Sentenced To Combined 27 Years; Florida Fraudster Whose Wife Awaits Sentencing Gets 10 Years; Australian Court Rules TVI Express A Pyramid Scheme

EDITOR’S NOTE: This information is presented in the form of briefs. Georgia HYIP/Ponzi pair sentenced: Geoffrey A. Gish, 57, of Lawrenceville, was sentenced to 20 years in federal prison for his role in a $29 million “high-yield” scam that fleeced investors of more than $17 million. Myra J. Ettenborough, implicated in the same scam initially […]