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With A $110 Million Award, SEC Passes $1 Billion In Total Whistleblower Compensation

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On September 15th, 2021, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) announced two new whistleblower awards—a $110 million award and a $4 million award, both connected to the same underlying enforcement action. With the latest awards, the SEC has now approved more than $1 billion in whistleblower compensation. Notably, nearly half of the compensation paid… Read More »

Florida Broker Barred For Failure To Cooperate With Investigation Into Alleged “Churning”

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Nathan Gersteen Katz (CRD #846475) is a previously registered FINRA broker and investment adviser. From June of 2001 to August of 2018, Mr. Katz was a representative of Triad Advisors LLC in Largo, Florida. After that, he served as an investment adviser for American Independent Securities Group LLC from October of 2018 to January… Read More »

FINRA Complaint: Florida Broker Engaged In Improper Outside Business Activities

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Jorge Antonio Netto (CRD#: 2432661) is an actively registered FINRA broker. Since April of 2017, Mr. Netto has served as a representative for Boreal Capital Securities LLC in Miami, FL. Previously, he was associated with Northeast Securities Inc. in Coral Gables, FL (2014 to 2017). On August 13th, 2021, FINRA filed a complaint against… Read More »

SEC Charges Florida Executive, Two Companies In Ponzi Scheme Case

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On August 13th, 2021, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) announced securities fraud charges against Johanna M. Garcia of Broward County, Florida. She stands accused of operating a Ponzi scheme through two companies she owned: MJ Capital Funding LLC; and MJ Taxes and More Inc.  The SEC contends that Ms. Garcia raised at least… Read More »

SEC Charges Two Florida Executives In Relation To Fraudulent $30 Million Securities Offering

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On August 6th, 2021, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) officially announced securities fraud charges against two Florida executives and a company based in the Cayman Islands. Federal regulators filed charges against Gregory Keough, Derek Acree, and Blockchain Credit Partners. Below, our Miami investment fraud lawyers discuss the allegations raised in the SEC’s complaint…. Read More »

SEC Litigation Release: Florida Jury Broker-Dealer Liable In Securities Fraud Case

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On July 30th, 2021, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) announced that a Florida jury found Spartan Securities Group, LTD., another firm, and two individuals legally liable in a securities fraud case (Litigation Release No. 25156). The court will not be tasked with determining the appropriate sanctions/penalties. In this blog post, our Miami investment… Read More »

Miami Beach, FL Broker Barred For Failure To Cooperate Into Investigation Into Private Securities Transactions

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Candido Jose Viyella (CRD #1829255) is a formerly registered securities broker and financial professional. From June of 2009 through December of 2020, Mr. Viyella was a registered representative of Morgan Stanley in Miami, Florida. In May of 2021, this broker was barred from the securities industry after declining to cooperate with a FINRA inquiry… Read More »

Fort Lauderdale Broker Barred By FINRA

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Michael Joseph Dellaporta Jr. (CRD#: 500214) is a formerly registered securities broker and investment adviser. From August of 2015 to August of 2018, Mr, Dellaporta Jr. was a representative of Fusion Analytics Securities LLC in Coral Springs, Florida. After that, he spent a year working as a broker for B.B. Graham & Company Inc…. Read More »

Florida Broker Barred For Refusal To Cooperate With FINRA Investigation Into Alleged Senior Investment Fraud

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Ronald J. Giovino Jr. (CRD#: 2236071) is a previously licensed and registered securities broker. From March of 2003 through July of 2021, Mr. Giovino Jr. was a representative for GWN Securities Inc. in Clearwater, Florida. Previously, he was associated with Legend Equities Corporation. On July 8th, 2021, Ronald J. Giovino Jr. was barred from… Read More »

SEC Awards More Than $1 Million To Whistleblower Who Helped Stop Securities Fraud

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On June 24th, 2021, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) announced a whistleblower award in excess of $1 million. It is the 179th award that has been granted in the history of the SEC’s whistleblower program. The agency has now given out more than $930 million in financial compensation to securities industry insiders and… Read More »

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