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BULLETIN: SEC Calls U.S. Fine Investment Arts Inc. (USFIA) A ‘Worldwide Pyramid Scheme’ Tied To ‘Gemcoins’

BULLETIN: SEC Calls U.S. Fine Investment Arts Inc. (USFIA) A 'Worldwide Pyramid Scheme' Tied To 'Gemcoins'

BULLETIN:¬†(7th update 3:26 p.m. EDT U.S.A.) An SEC complaint against USFIA Inc. first reported on Tuesday by the Sierra Madre Tattler and BehindMLM.com now has become public, with the SEC calling the venture a “worldwide pyramid scheme” that gathered on the order of $32 million while claiming it was backed by amber mines and duping […]

SEC: Yet Another Social Media Fraud Scheme; Hawaii Woman Charged

SEC: Yet Another Social Media Fraud Scheme; Hawaii Woman Charged

On the same day the SEC announced a civil and criminal prosecution of alleged Florida-based scammers using YouTube to fleece the masses in a Ponzi scheme, it announced it had charged a Honolulu woman who allegedly engineered two fraud schemes through promotions on her own website and Twitter, Facebook and Skype. Keiko Kawamura’s scams featured […]

URGENT >> BULLETIN >> MOVING: SEC Takes Down WCM777; Says Purported Opportunity Is ‘Worldwide Pyramid Scheme,’ Ponzi And Offering Fraud; Federal Judge Signs Asset Freeze

URGENT >> BULLETIN >> MOVING: SEC Takes Down WCM777; Says Purported Opportunity Is 'Worldwide Pyramid Scheme,' Ponzi And Offering Fraud; Federal Judge Signs Asset Freeze

URGENT >> BULLETIN >> MOVING: (16th update 5:42 p.m. EDT U.S.A.) The SEC has gone to federal court in Los Angeles, alleging that the WCM777 “program” is a “worldwide” pyramid scheme, a Ponzi scheme and an offering fraud that targeted Asian and Latino communities and gathered more than $65 million. A federal judge has granted […]

BULLETIN: U.S. Citizen Presiding Over New Zealand Firms Ran Ponzi, Stole Millions And Was Aided By Pitchmen In Utah And Louisiana, SEC Says

BULLETIN: U.S. Citizen Presiding Over New Zealand Firms Ran Ponzi, Stole Millions And Was Aided By Pitchmen In Utah And Louisiana, SEC Says

BULLETIN: The SEC has gone to federal court in the Central District of California and alleged that a U.S. citizen running companies in New Zealand and relying on pitchmen in Utah and Louisiana operated a Ponzi scheme and stole millions of dollars from investors. A federal judge has approved an emergency asset freeze, the SEC […]

BULLETIN: ‘Bags Of Cash And A Rolex’: KPMG Auditor Charged In Alleged Insider-Trading Scheme Involving Herbalife, Others; SEC Says Tips Went To Auditor’s Golfing Buddy In The Jewelry Business

BULLETIN: 'Bags Of Cash And A Rolex': KPMG Auditor Charged In Alleged Insider-Trading Scheme Involving Herbalife, Others; SEC Says Tips Went To Auditor's Golfing Buddy In The Jewelry Business

BULLETIN: (UPDATED 4:44 P.M. EDT U.S.A.) The SEC has gone to federal court in the Central District of California, accusing a former KPMG “lead partner” and auditor of KPMG’s Herbalife account of insider trading by providing nonpublic information on Herbalife and other companies to a golfing buddy. Scott London, 50, of¬†Agoura Hills, Calif., was fired […]

URGENT >> BULLETIN >> MOVING: SEC Charges Shervin Neman In Alleged Ponzi Scheme Targeted At Los Angeles Persian-Jewish Community; Federal Judge Issues Emergency Asset Freeze

URGENT >> BULLETIN >> MOVING: SEC Charges Shervin Neman In Alleged Ponzi Scheme Targeted At Los Angeles Persian-Jewish Community; Federal Judge Issues Emergency Asset Freeze

URGENT >> BULLETIN >> MOVING: The SEC has gone to federal court in Los Angeles, alleging that a California man was operating a $7.5 million Ponzi scheme targeted at the Persian-Jewish community. U.S. District Judge Jacqueline H. Nguyen has issued an emergency asset freeze. Charged in the alleged affinity-fraud caper was Shervin Neman, 30, of […]