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Small Investors Beware When investors only lose around $1.1 million, and the person perpetrating the fraud is enriched $400,000, the story generally won’t make headlines. We’re not sure what dollar amount is significant to the news media, but the Sneed case is illustrative of how ordinary investors get scammed. Digital Asset Mining Pools Clifton Curtis Sneed, aka Kaison Sneed, is being sued by the SEC in North Texas. Sneed established a company, The Trade Group…
Cunning Digital Currency, BitCoin Scheme Is Hatched Need a luxury house in Missouri City, Texas, a house in Corpus Christi for a relative, a Cadillac Escalade, and a Ford F250 truck, all worth $1.1 million? When Rowland Marcus Andrade wanted this luxury package, he started NAC Foundation, LLC (NAC) in Nevada, and sold $5.6 million of unregistered digital assets to 2,400 retail investors. NAC purportedly “developed blockchain digital tokens called AML BitCoin.” SEC Complaint NAC…
Cunning Digital Currency, BitCoin Scheme Is Hatched Need a luxury house in Missouri City, Texas, a house in Corpus Christi for a relative, a Cadillac Escalade, and a Ford F250 truck, all worth $1.1 million? When Rowland Marcus Andrade wanted this luxury package, he started NAC Foundation, LLC (NAC) in Nevada, and sold $5.6 million of unregistered digital assets to 2,400 retail investors. NAC purportedly “developed blockchain digital tokens called AML BitCoin.” SEC Complaint NAC…
Institutional and other large investors are always ready to invest in the next big deal, especially one in technology or digital assets that they think they can resell for a large profit. The people who own a popular app promoting secret, disappearing messages, Messenger, have entered the cryptocurrency business with a product called Gram. However, they failed to register the investment with the SEC. In June the courts approved an SEC settlement with Telegram Group…
San Antonio First Responders Among Many Who Fell Prey To Investment Scam Investing in 30-month secured promissory notes with 10-12% return on investment paid out quarterly sounds like a good, safe investment, especially when the first several quarters, checks arrive as promised. Why not keep investing? From 2013 to 2019, Victor Lee Farias told investors that Integrity Aviation and Leasing “purchased aircraft engines and other aviation assets that would be leased or sold to major…
$4.3 Million Investment Vanished In Bitcoin Scam Storm Hurricanes aren’t the only thing that hit Boca Raton. Some storms arrive from Texas, Fredericksburg to be exact. In just two short years, 150 investors from 32 states and five countries handed over $4.38 million to people involved in another scam. This Bitcoin wanna be’s name—Meta 1 Coin Trust. Meta 1’s story sounds like the plot for a bad movie. Two of the defendants, Robert Dunlap and…
Multi-Million Dollar Investment Fraud Scheme Why would 300 people invest $9.5 million over a five-year period in a company that sells water that is similar in color to oil? EarthWater, a Dallas (Addison) based operation had a great name, good story, and targeted elderly investors with promises of fast, high-yield returns. Health and Wellness Product “EarthWater manufactured and sold bottled water that it claimed was infused with special minerals mined from an 80-million-year-old deposit hidden…
Five Months, Twelve Investors and $3.6 Million Separating the good oil and gas investment opportunities from the bad has never been more difficult. The scams look more realistic than ever and the schemes are endless. Recently Phillip Hudnall and Todd Esh with BirdDog Business Group, Kansas Oil Reserves, LLC, et al presented such a good scheme, they not only bilked 12 investors in five months out of $3.6 million, but they also convinced a bank…
Five Months, Twelve Investors and $3.6 Million Separating the good oil and gas investment opportunities from the bad has never been more difficult. The scams look more realistic than ever and the schemes are endless. Recently Phillip Hudnall and Todd Esh with BirdDog Business Group, Kansas Oil Reserves, LLC, et al presented such a good scheme, they not only bilked 12 investors in five months out of $3.6 million, but they also convinced a bank…
Good News! Justice Has Been Served. Last year we wrote about radio’s “Money Doc” Gallagher swindling $30 million from elderly investors.  Alexander Blog Post 2019. One year later, Gallaher reached a plea deal with Dallas prosecutors for a 25-year prison term. He pled guilty to one count of money laundering for $300,000, one count of theft for $300,000 and one count of securities fraud for $100,000. He has also agreed to pay over $10…