Braden Perry Featured in Kansas City Business Journal Article on Financial Fraud During COVID-19

Braden Perry Featured in Kansas City Business Journal Article on Financial Fraud During COVID-19

Kansas City Business Journal interviewed Braden Perry in the article “Businesses Beware: Financial Fraud is on the Rise“, discussing an upswing in financial fraud in Kansas City while more people are working from home. People’s home internet networks are likely not as secure as their office network. Frauds are being committing through email communication, and

CARES Act Enforcement under the Special Inspector General for Pandemic Recovery

CARES Act Enforcement under the Special Inspector General for Pandemic Recovery

Companies and individuals in the United States are confronting unprecedented challenges triggered by COVID-19, which has shuttered businesses, disrupted travel, supply chains, and the financial markets, and threatened global economic stability.  In response to the pandemic, the United States government has responded with the most significant economic stimulus package in history called the Coronavirus Aid,

Unregistered Commodity Pool Operator and It’s Principal Charged with Fraud in Missouri

Unregistered Commodity Pool Operator and It’s Principal Charged with Fraud in Missouri

A civil enforcement action was filed today in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri against Joshua Christian McDonald, and his company Perfection PR Firm LLC (PPR), by the Commodity Futures Trading Commission.  McDonald’s company, out of California and Tennessee, was charged for an off-exchange foreign currency trading scheme of fraud and

Five Big Name Technology Firms to be Examined by FTC

Five Big Name Technology Firms to be Examined by FTC

Alphabet Inc., Amazon.com, Inc., Apple, Inc., Facebook, Inc. and Microsoft Corp. were issued Special Orders from the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) demanding they make available information and documents on acquisitions unreported to antitrust agencies under the Hart-Scott-Rodino (HSR) Act.  The order requests documents discussing terms, scope, structure and reason for transactions from these big name

Husband and Wife Involved in Ponzi Scheme are Charged Almost $1 Billion by SEC

Husband and Wife Involved in Ponzi Scheme are Charged Almost $1 Billion by SEC

Jeffrey and Paulette Carpoff, out of California, were charged by the Securities and Exchange Commission(SEC) for organizing an almost billion-dollar Ponzi scheme including alternative energy tax credits.  The couple raised an estimated amount of $910 million from seventeen investors, over the years of 2011-2018 as stated by the SEC’s complaint.  Through the couple’s two solar