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Digital Asset Scam Alert

The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced that it has obtained an asset freeze and other emergency relief to halt an ongoing securities fraud perpetrated by a former state senator and two others who bilked investors in and outside the U.S. The SEC’s complaint alleges that Florida residents Robert Dunlap […]

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CHRONOS GROUP INVESTIGATION

On March 2, Chronos Group, a global cannabinoid company with international production and distribution announced that it was unable to complete its financial report and statements for fiscal 2019 because its audit committee, outside counsel and forensic accountants are reviewing several bulk resin purchases and sales of products through its […]

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Nanotech Engineering Asset Freeze By SEC

The SEC announced that it has obtained a temporary restraining order and asset freeze against a Nanotech Engineering, a California solar panel company and three executives, who allegedly defrauded more than 100 investors. According to the SEC’s complaint, Nanotech Engineering Inc., CFO Michael James Sweaney, also known as Michael Hatton, […]

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GPB Capital Investigations Heat Up

With losses approaching 70% for some investors, sitting on the sidelines, waiting for the funds to turn around is apparently not working for investors in the GPB Capital funds, and the situation is not getting better. While investors are filing arbitrations to recover their losses in GPB Capital, and investigations […]

Recover GPB Capital Losses

After inquiries by the SEC, FINRA and the FBI, GPB Capital has announced significant losses in the value of its investment funds.  Two of its funds, GPB Holdings II and GPB Automotive Portfolio, have reported losses of 25.4% and 39%, respectively according to InvestmentNews.com GPB Capital Holdings is a New York based […]

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GPB Capital, Brokers Under Fire

Already the focus of inquiries by the SEC and FINRA, the FBI recently made an unannounced visit to the New York investment firm, GPB Capital Holdings. GPB Capital has raised $1.8 billion through private placements. It raises those funds by getting financial advisers to sell GPB private placements to wealthy […]

Overview of the Securities Arbitration Process

Securities Arbitration is not like any other proceeding  Nationally known securities attorney Mark Astarita has represented broker-dealers, investment advisers, hedge funds, investment partnerships, individual brokers and investors, across the country for over 30 years in well over 700 securities arbitrations. To find out if he can help you with your […]