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Dec 28, 2015

Lawsuit Alleges Fiduciary Breach Under ERISA

By |December 28th, 2015|Atlanta, Fiduciary Duties, Press Releases & News|

A class-action lawsuit was filed last week alleging breach of fiduciary duty resulting from excessive record-keeping fees and use of proprietary investment funds. The suit, Pledger et al. v. Reliance Trust Co. et al., targets the fiduciaries of the Insperity 401(k) Plan for allegedly causing participants to pay excessive fees to the plan record keeper, [...]

Aug 20, 2015

Hedge Fund Manager Acquitted Of Inside Trading

By |August 20th, 2015|Atlanta, Georgia, Hedge, Bond & Mutual Funds, Insider Trading, Press Releases & News, Securities Law Violations|

A federal jury in Atlanta acquitted Steven E. Slawson, a New Jersey hedge fund manager, who had allegedly made illicit profits from sneak previews of financial results of Carter's Inc., an Atlanta-based clothier, before they were released. He was acquitted of thirty-four counts of insider trading. “This case was another example of the government overreaching [...]

Aug 17, 2015

FSC Securities To Pay $1.28M In Ponzi Case

By |August 17th, 2015|Atlanta, Banking Fraud, Broker Check, Failure To Supervise, FINRA, FINRA News, Fraud, Georgia, Misrepresentation and Fraud, Ponzi Scheme, Press Releases & News, Securities Arbitration, Securities Law Violations, Selling Away, Suitability|

FSC Securities will pay a $1.28 million arbitration award to investors who were defrauded by Aubrey Lee Price, who had feigned his death in 2012 to avoid being investigated for his $40 million Ponzi scheme. FSC, a broker-dealer in the AIG Advisor Group, was alleged by 8 investors to have failed to supervise a number [...]

May 22, 2015

SEC Charges Atlanta Firm With Fraud Over Public Pension Funds

By |May 22nd, 2015|Atlanta, Fiduciary Duties, Misrepresentation and Fraud, Pension Fund, Press Releases & News, SEC, Securities Law Violations|

The SEC filed fraud charges against an Atlanta-based investment firm and two of its executives for their handling of the city's pension funds for police, firefighters, transit workers, and other employees. According to the SEC, Gray Financial Group Inc. placed public pension funds into an investment that did not adhere to state law and collected [...]

Apr 17, 2015

Former Georgia Attorney Pleads Guilty To Securities Violations

By |April 17th, 2015|Atlanta, Conspiracy, Georgia, Huntsville, Madison County, Misrepresentation and Fraud, Press Releases & News, Securities Law Violations, Wire Fraud|

Hendrickx Toussaint, a former attorney from Atlanta, Georgia, has pleaded guilty in Madison County, Alabama Circuit Court to one count of Conspiracy to Commit Securities Fraud by employing a device, scheme or artifice to defraud, a Class C felony punishable by up to ten years and no less than a year and a day in [...]

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