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New York Financial Advisor Fraud Lawyers 

From Our Buffalo Law Offices, Shepherd Smith Edwards and Kantas Is Dedicated To Fighting For NY Investors

Choosing a broker or investment adviser to manage your money is an important decision to make, and one would hope that any financial professional would take the responsibility seriously. Unfortunately, financial advisor fraud happens way too often and this can lead to serious losses for victims.

Western Colorado Financial Advisor Fraud Attorneys Fighting For Investors For More than 30 Years

With our law office conveniently located in Ridgway, Shepherd Smith Edward and Kantas (investorlawyers.com) represent clients throughout Colorado who have suffered serious losses due to financial advisor fraud. Unfortunately, there are registered representatives who will use their positions in brokerage firms and investment advisers to take advantage of their customers.

To schedule your free, no-obligation case assessment with one of our seasoned Western Colorado Slope financial misconduct attorneys, contact us today.

I’m An Older Investor Who Lost Money In The Horizon Private Equity III Ponzi Scam. Can I Get My Money Back? 

Contact Our Seasoned Elder Financial Fraud Lawyers Today To Discuss Your Legal Options

For the hundreds of mostly senior investors who lost money in the more than $110 million Horizon Private Equity Ponzi scam, the impact of their losses has led to devastating, life-altering consequences. Retirement funds have been depleted and, for many, questions about how or if they can obtain financial recovery remain.

Ex-Oppenheimer John Woods Sentenced In $110M Horizon Private Equity III Scam

Our Broker Fraud Lawyers Are Continuing To Investigate Investor Losses

John J. Woods, a former Oppenheimer & Co. financial advisor who was caught defrauding hundreds of investors in a $110M Ponzi scam, is now sentenced to nearly eight years in prison. The ex-Georgia broker pleaded guilty to wire fraud last year. He has been ordered to pay up to $49.6M in restitution.

Did Herbert J Sims Broker Alan Dalewitz Sell You Private Placements?

Shepherd Smith Edward and Kantas Reg D Investment Loss Recovery Lawyers Are Investigating Investor Losses

If you suffered serious portfolio losses while working with Herbert J. Sims & Co. (HJ Sims) stockbroker and investment adviser Alan Jay Dalewitz, or any other financial advisor from that firm, Shepherd Smith Edwards and Kantas (investorlawyers.com) want to talk to you. A customer of Dalewitz recently filed an investment loss recovery claim seeking up to $150K in damages and is alleging unsuitable investment recommendations.

New York Financial Advisor Fraud Lawyers 

From Our Buffalo Law Offices, Shepherd Smith Edwards and Kantas Is Dedicated To Fighting For NY Investors

Choosing a broker or investment adviser to manage your money is an important decision to make, and one would hope that any financial professional would take the responsibility seriously. Unfortunately, financial advisor fraud happens way too often and this can lead to serious losses for victims.

Are You Someone Who Suffered Losses While Working With Ex-American Portfolios Financial Services Broker Mark Hopkins? Our Broker Fraud Attorney Teams Want To Talk To You 

Nearly one year after the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) permanently barred American Portfolios Financial Services stockbroker Mark Lewton Hopkins, Shepherd Smith Edwards and Kantas (investorlawyers.com) are continuing to investigate claims of investment losses involving his former clients. The ex-Michigan financial advisor has been serving a prison term for defrauding investors.

Hopkins was a registered representative with American Portfolios Financial Services for nearly a decade. The firm allowed him to resign in 2018 over allegations that he engaged in selling away. Hopkins was barred by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) in 2019. He worked at other broker-dealers before that during his 23 years in the industry.

Venezuelan Family Sues Truist Investment Services For Northstar (Bermuda) Losses

Shepherd Smith Edwards and Kantas (investorlawyers.com) Northstar Financial Services Investment Loss Attorney Teams are representing Latin American investors in pursuing damages from the US-based brokerage firms that unsuitably marketed and sold them Northstar Financial Services (Bermuda) annuities. This includes three Venezuelan claimants, all from the same family, who are seeking up to $500K from Truist Investment Services.

Six-Figure FINRA Lawsuit Alleges Overconcentration Of Savings In Unsuitable Offshore Annuities

Northstar (Bermuda) Investors To Receive Update On Liquidation, Distribution Payments. Shepherd Smith Edwards and Kantas Northstar Securities Law Attorney Team Is Continuing To Investigate Losses

If suffered serious losses in Northstar Financial Services (Bermuda), please contact Shepherd Smith Edwards and Kantas (investorlawyers.com). We are representing many investors in pursuing damages against the broker-dealers that unsuitably marketed and sold them annuities from this offshore company that went bankrupt in 2020.

Following a hearing on January 19, 2024, the Joint Provisional Liquidators (JPLs) for Northstar (Bermuda) received procedural directions instructing them to give creditors and policyholders details regarding proposed next steps in the liquidation proceedings, payments of certain distributions, and the valuation of claims. This information is supposed to be provided by February 15, 2024, at the latest.

Florida Retirees File Six-Figure Tuscan Gardens Loss Lawsuit Against Delta Securities and Ex-Broker Sean Casterline  

Our Private Placement REIT Fraud Lawyers Are Representing These Claimants 

A Palm Coast, Florida couple is suing Delta Securities and its formerly registered broker Sean Donovan Casterline for up to $500K over losses they sustained in Tuscan Gardens, a Regulation D privately traded real estate investment trust (REIT). Shepherd Smith Edwards and Kantas (investorlawyers.com) are representing these retirees and others in their private placement loss lawsuits involving Tuscan Gardens REIT. We are also continuing to investigate further claims of investor losses.

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