Securities Lawyer 101 l Brenda Hamilton

Securities Lawyer 101 l Brenda Hamilton

Monday, February 12, 2018

SEC Files Action Against Ariel Quiros & Jay Peak Resort


According to an SEC complaint filed in 2016 in federal court in Miami, Ariel Quiros allegedly misused more than $50 million in investor funds to purchase a different ski resort and to fund personal expenses such as income taxes and two luxury N...
https://www.securitieslawyer101.com/2018/37127/

Saturday, January 13, 2018

SEC Suspends Penny Stock Issuers-Posted by Brenda Hamilton


[caption id="attachment_37104" align="aligncenter" width="1024"] SEC Suspends Penny Stock Issuers-Posted by Brenda Hamilton. The SEC has suspended four penny stock issuers who failed to comply...[/caption] On January 9, 2018, the U.S. Securities a...
https://www.securitieslawyer101.com/?p=37100

Friday, January 12, 2018

SEC Charges Operators of $1.2 Billion Ponzi Scheme Targeting Main Street Investors


Last month, the Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC") announced charges and an asset freeze involving a Boca Raton Ponzi Scheme.  The SEC alleges that the operators  of the fund bilked thousands of retail investors, many of t...
https://www.securitieslawyer101.com/2018/sec-charges-operators-1-2-billion-ponzi-scheme-targeting-main-street-investors/

Tuesday, December 12, 2017

Calissio Resources - A Lesson in Special Dividends


More than two years ago, we published the first in a series of articles about problems surrounding the declaration and payment of a special dividend by penny stock issuer, Calissio Resources Group, Inc. (CRGP).  We followed up with a second and th...
https://www.securitieslawyer101.com/2017/calissio-resources-cor-clearing/

Friday, December 1, 2017

Ibrahim Almagarby and Microcap Equity Group LLC Charged by SEC


The Securities and Exchange Commission charged Ibrahim Almagarby and his company with acting as unregistered dealers in the sale of billions of shares of numerous penny stock issuers. The SEC's complaint, filed in federal district court in south...
https://www.securitieslawyer101.com/?p=37068

Ibrahim Almagarby and Microcap Equity Group LLC Charged by SEC


The Securities and Exchange Commission charged Ibrahim Almagarby and his company with acting as unregistered dealers in the sale of billions of shares of numerous penny stock issuers. The SEC's complaint, filed in federal district court in south...
https://www.securitieslawyer101.com/?p=37068

Wednesday, November 29, 2017

John Venditto and Oyster Bay Charged by SEC


[caption id="attachment_36853" align="alignleft" width="990"] On November 21, 2017, the Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) announced Oyster Bay, New York, and John Venditto its former top elected official with defrauding investors in the ...
https://www.securitieslawyer101.com/?p=37064

John Venditto and Oyster Bay Charged by SEC


On November 21, 2017, the Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) announced Oyster Bay, New York, and its former top elected official with defrauding investors in the town’s municipal securities offerings by hiding the existence and pote...
https://www.securitieslawyer101.com/?p=37064