Borrowers and lenders beware. The DOJ has launched investigations into the popular SBA Paycheck Protection Program and the borrowers who received billions of dollars under the program. As reported by Bloomberg and other press outlets, the probe is being led by Assistant Attorney General, Brian Benczkowski and a team of prosecutors with the Fraud Section.
The Consumer Data Privacy and Security Act is a bill by Kansas Republican Sen. Jerry Moran, one of the many privacy bills in Congress right now. If the bill is passed, it would add 440 employees to the FTC’s 1,000-plus workforce. Kennyhertz Perry partner, Braden Perry, is featured in a Washington Examiner article discussing Moran’s
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
On February 13th, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) announced a filing and charges against Matthew R. White of M.W. Global Futures LLC (MWGF) for fraud. MWGF requested and obtained money from six pool participants, and then went on to use the funds in his personal bank and trading accounts. Only a small amount of
On February 11th, Q3 Holdings, LLC and Q3 I, LP and its principal, Michael Ackerman, were charged with over $33 million in a fraudulent digital asset scheme by the U.S. District Court of the Southern District of New York. The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) made public the complaint, alleging that the defendants performed fraud
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
Magnify Money posted an article today discussing binary options, and how to simplify the understanding of them. In short, binary options are a form of options trading that comes with one of two payoff options: a fixed amount or none at all. They are a financial instrument based on the value of an underlying asset,
Kennyhertz Perry, LLC Partner, Braden Perry was featured as one of several Blockchain experts in two Disruptor Daily articles on Blockchain in the agriculture industry. Perry discussed growth and the future of Blockchain in agricultural businesses. Perry has extensive experience advising clients in agricultural business and Blockchain, particularly in enforcement matters involving complex emerging and