securities fraud

New York Attorney Pleads Guilty to Securities Fraud

by ParkmanLawFirm August 22, 2013 Criminal Law

A real estate lawyer from Brooklyn has pleaded guilty to one count of felony securities fraud, admitting that he forged six condominium plan acceptance letters from state authorities that allowed developers to sell apartments without proper regulatory oversight.  As part of the plea agreement Eduard Fridman, 36, will surrender his law license and pay the […]

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Charlotte Man Pleads Guilty to Securities Fraud in Ponzi Scheme

by ParkmanLawFirm May 24, 2013 Criminal Law

Stephen Maiden, 40, pleaded guilty on Thursday to carrying out a Ponzi scheme that caused a total loss to victims of at least $8.9 million.  The United States Attorney’s Office in Charlotte says Maiden conducted this scheme through his Charlotte based hedge fund:  Maiden Capital Opportunity Fund. Maiden formed his hedge fun in October 2006 […]

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How to stop Rampant Wall Street Fraud…

by lawsherm September 17, 2012 Banking and Finance Law

Rampant Securities Fraud – Why it Exists; How to Stop It… Life is about playing by rules. Sometimes we make a pact to voluntarily follow a set of rules – like when we play golf or tennis or darts or ping pong. Other times we are requited to obey a rule regardless of whether following […]

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Does a Securities Investor Have Rights?

by christophers June 19, 2012 Banking and Finance Law

Law blog post contributed by Christopher Stephens on behalf of Page Perry LLC, a Securities Arbitration Firm. The answer to the above question is, of course, “Yes!” This answer is particularly important in that the New York Stock Exchange has estimated that some 200 million Americans either directly or indirectly (e.g. public pension funds or […]

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