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Due to the fact that FINRA proceedings are confidential, and virtually all settlement agreements include confidentiality clauses, we are not at liberty to disclose the names of the parties or amounts of settlements in FINRA arbitration cases where we reached a settlement with the broker-dealer firms. We reach settlements in many of the cases we file on behalf of our clients.
ChapmanAlbin helped 13 Detroit, Michigan-area investors recover money lost in the EM Management investment scheme. The scheme was operated by Frank Bluestein. ChapmanAlbin was able to successfully settle investor claims with the brokerage firm that employed Frank Bluestein while he was soliciting EM Management investments. ChapmanAlbin recovered $200,000 for investors.
ChapmanAlbin represented a group of individuals who invested money in the TGBG Financial Planning scheme. The perpetrator of the fraudulent scheme, Mark Carpenter, promised his customers that he would invest in gold bullion, oil and gas, bonds and promissory notes. Instead, he simply used the money he raised to pay earlier investors. ChapmanAlbin recovered $375,000 […]
ChapmanAlbin represented a husband and wife from Florida who lost money in unsuitable investment funds including Medical Capital, the IMH Loan Fund, the Behringer Harvard REIT and the Inland American REIT. ChapmanAlbin successfully recovered $525,000 from the individual stockbroker and brokerage firm that recommended the investments to them.
Two stockbrokers employed by ProEquities, Inc. and QA3 Financial Corp., successively, offered securities through their company, Advanced Asset Strategies. They claimed returns of 15-18% in a program offered by an attorney, Robert Copeland. ChapmanAlbin represented 60 investors, mostly from the Atlanta, Georgia area, in three separate cases. Two cases went to hearing and one settled. […]
ChapmanAlbin brought claims on behalf of 120 investors all over the US against brokerage firms that approved unregistered Medical Capital and Shale Royalties securities for sale to investors. Provident/Shale Royalties was a Ponzi scheme that victimized investors nationwide. The organizers of the scheme told investors their funds would be used to purchase interests in oil […]
ChapmanAlbin succeeded in negotiating favorable settlement terms for 140 clients who were victimized in a national Ponzi scheme called FEBG which was headquartered in northern Florida and operated by Wayne McCloud. Most of the claimants were current or retired Federal government agency employees. It was one of the firm’s largest-ever settlements and, as lead counsel […]
ChapmanAlbin successfully settled claims against a large brokerage firm on behalf of 71 individuals, mostly from Tennessee, who invested money in the J.C. Reed Ponzi scheme. After the first case settled, ChapmanAlbin filed another case on behalf of 8 more investors who lost money in the J.C. Reed scheme. The attorneys at ChapmanAlbin were able […]
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