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Former CBOE member charged with Ponzi-like scheme
CFTCJune 30, 2016 ET
CFTC charged former CBOE member Alvin Guy Wilkinson and his Connecticut-based entities with fraud, misappropriation, failing to register with the CFTC, and making misrepresentations to the NFA.
23 people indicted in decades-long, $126m telemarketing scheme
Huntington Beach PoliceJune 30, 2016 ET
U.S. federal authorities and Huntington Beach Police officers arrested 20 defendants indicted by a grand jury on charges of participating in a long-running telemarketing scheme.
KC man indicted for $3.3 million investment fraud scheme
Tammy DickinsonJune 30, 2016 ET
Tammy Dickinson, U.S. Attorney for the Western District of Missouri, announced that a Kansas City, Mo., man was indicted by a federal grand jury for engaging in a nearly $3.3 million fraud scheme against a victim who invested more than $8.6 million in his companies.
Former Sydney finance broker sentenced to intensive correction order
NSW Local CourtJune 30, 2016 ET
Former Sydney finance broker, Jennifer Mary Farias, has been sentenced to a one-year intensive correction order in the NSW Local Court after pleading guilty to 3 counts of loan fraud which resulted in her receiving more than $100,000.
FINRA fines Deutsche Bank Securities $6 million for late filings
FINRAJune 30, 2016 ET
The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) has fined Deutsche Bank Securities $6 million for failing to provide complete and accurate trade data in an automated format in a timely manner when requested by FINRA and the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).
Alberta sentences Caroline 'Many Names' for 'pump-and-dump' to jail
Alberta courtJune 29, 2016 ET
The Provincial Court of Alberta has sentenced Caroline Meyers, the principal of Calgary-based International Securities Group, to two years in prison for her role in the 2010 market manipulation of the securities of Coastal Pacific Mining Corp.
New Jersey clinical lab at center of huge physician bribery
BLSJune 29, 2016 ET
Biodiagnostic Laboratory Services (BLS), the Parsippany, N.J. clinical lab was at the center of a long-running and elaborate test referral scheme.
Global law enforcement forum on diamond trafficking, illicit trade started
Diamond traffickingJune 29, 2016 ET
The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and the U.S. Department of State announce a global law enforcement forum on diamond trafficking, illicit trade, and threat financing.
Settlements of up to $15 billion with Volkswagen, Audi and Porsche
Eric T. SchneidermanJune 28, 2016 ET
Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman announced New York State’s participation in a series of partial settlements with Volkswagen (VW) and its Audi and Porsche affiliates.
Woman wins $10k settlement with Microsoft over forced Windows 10 upgrade
Windows 10 upgradeJune 28, 2016 ET
A business woman in California has won $10,000 in settlement with Microsoft, after she filed a lawsuit for automatically updating her business computer to Windows 10, making it slow and hard to use.
Robert David Peers sentenced in Alberta over securities fraud
ASCJune 28, 2016 ET
The Alberta Securities Commission (ASC) said that Robert David Peers has been sentenced to a six-month conditional sentence after being convicted for a fraud on investors under the Securities Act (Alberta).
Kraft, Mondelez must face wheat price-rigging lawsuit
KraftJune 28, 2016 ET
A federal judge in Chicago refused to dismiss a lawsuit in which wheat futures and options traders accused Kraft Heinz and Mondelez International of illegally manipulating the grain's price at their expense.

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