Frauds & Scandals

SEC Awards Nearly $600,000 to Whistleblower

Awards Have Now Surpassed Record Amounts Awarded Last Fiscal Year January 14, 2021/US SEC The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced an award of nearly $600,000 to a whistleblower whose tip led to the success of an enforcement action.  The whistleblower substantially contributed to an open investigation by providing detailed […]

SEC Obtains Emergency Relief Freezing Assets and Halting an Alleged Ongoing Fraud

January 11, 2021/US SEC The Securities and Exchange Commission has obtained an emergency court order freezing assets of a San Juan Capistrano, California-based company and its founder, who allegedly were carrying out an ongoing investment fraud. According to the SEC’s complaint, filed on December 21, 2020 in the U.S. District […]