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ChapmanAlbin represented investors from Northern California and Wilmington, North Carolina in two separate actions in the now-notorious “Private International Wealth Management” (“PIWM”) scheme, masterminded by Nikolai Battoo. In one case, ChapmanAlbin sued a national brokerage firm for failing to supervise its employee, Dennis Edmonds, who told customers their money would be safe at PIWM and […]
ChapmanAlbin represented 11 Ohio individuals who were defrauded by their trusted, long-time financial advisor, Philip Rossi. Their advisor assured them he could safely invest their retirement savings in municipal bonds. Based on his assurances, the investors entrusted Rossi with their money. Rossi issued periodic statements to his customers, showing supposed increases in their government bond […]
ChapmanAlbin represented more than 50 people who collectively lost millions due to Aubrey Lee Price’s fraudulent “PFG” investment fund. ChapmanAlbin brought claims against a large national brokerage firm alleging that it failed to supervise Justin Zegalia, Tim Cannady, and Aubrey Lee Price, its registered representatives that sold the illegal, unregistered PFG securities from its branch […]
ChapmanAlbin represented a minority shareholder of a company which was diverting his distributions into a shell company. These distributions were then paid to the majority shareholder and his secretary at the exclusion of the minority shareholder. The jury awarded $256,576 to our client for his losses.
ChapmanAlbin represented 15 Ohio investors who invested in an illegal unregistered offering from Inkstop, Inc., a national distributer of printer ink and other office supplies. Chapman Albin’s clients invested in the company relying upon audited financial statements prepared by a national accounting firm. ChapmanAlbin alleged that the firm was negligent in preparing audits for InkStop […]
ChapmanAlbin represented 20 investors who invested in Darrell Duane Smith’s various investments schemes which included investments in Energae, I-Lenders, Black Lion, Algae, Greenbelt, and others. Chapman Albin’s clients thought they were investing in companies that were converting natural resources into clean energy, but in actuality, they were investing in a Ponzi scheme. ChapmanAlbin successfully recovered […]
ChapmanAlbin represented a large Cleveland-based construction company that was misled by its law firm about a developer’s ability to pay it to provide construction services for a large “lifestyle center” construction project, Cornerstone Development. Joanne Schneider, the developer, was the perpetrator of a multi-million dollar Ponzi scheme and ChapmanAlbin alleged that the law firm knew […]
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