Archive for November 3rd, 2014

SEC: Penny-Stock Scammers Used ‘Intricate Web Of Offshore Corporations, Foreign Accounts, And Financial Institutions . . . In Canada, Nevis, Panama, Switzerland, And The Turks And Caicos Islands’

SEC: Penny-Stock Scammers Used 'Intricate Web Of Offshore Corporations, Foreign Accounts, And Financial Institutions . . . In Canada, Nevis, Panama, Switzerland, And The Turks And Caicos Islands'

Two Canadians have been charged by the SEC in an alleged pump-and-dump scheme that included a reverse merger between a “shell public company” and a startup, “blast emails” and a concerted hype campaign, the U.S. agency said. Named defendants are Bruce D. Strebinger, 38, of Vancouver, and Brent Howard Chapman, 38, who “is or has […]

Judicial Panel Of United States Moves TelexFree-Related Lawsuits To Massachusetts

Judicial Panel Of United States Moves TelexFree-Related Lawsuits To Massachusetts

The United States Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation has moved TelexFree-related litigation pending in federal courts in other states to Massachusetts. A directive ordering the transfers for the sake of judicial efficiency was issued on Oct. 21. Some plaintiffs from outside of Massachusetts sued TelexFree and other defendants in federal courts in Florida, Georgia and […]