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SEC Announces Highest Whistleblower Reward on Record

In light of the 2008 financial crisis – which was propelled primarily by corporate misconduct and serious Wall Street delinquency – the 2010 Dodd-Frank Act was created in order to not only police investor transgressions but to incentivize those with knowledge of possible securities fraud to come forward and report their information to confidential [...]

By | 2018-09-24T14:35:32+00:00 October 10th, 2014|SEC Fraud|

Investment Advisors Charged in Securities Fraud Scheme

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) recently announced charges were being filed against one investment adviser and settled with another for both their roles in a scheme to misappropriate funds. Jorge Gomez, who formerly operated in Dallas and Mexico, is now facing charges for allegedly funneling millions of dollars from an investment advisory client. The [...]

By | 2018-09-12T12:25:13+00:00 June 27th, 2013|SEC Fraud|

Task Force Files Mortgage Fraud Lawsuit Against JP Morgan Chase

This case is about fraud committed against the United States government. It is not a personal mortgage fraud claim. Please only contact Berger Montague if you know of a company committing mortgage fraud against the U.S. government. The Residential Mortgage-Backed Securities Working Group officially filed its first mortgage fraud lawsuit, going after JP Morgan [...]

By | 2018-08-28T11:28:33+00:00 May 3rd, 2013|Mortgage Fraud|

Deutsche Bank Whistleblower Endures Hostile Workplace & Termination after Reporting to SEC

Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) whistleblower, Dr. Eric Ben-Artzi, is alleging multi-billion dollar securities violations at Deutsche Bank, an investment bank located in Germany.  Dr. Ben-Artzi is a former Quantitative Risk Analyst at Deutsche Bank. He initially attempted to report the violations to superiors at Deutsche Bank, but was ignored and [...]

By | 2018-06-07T10:38:50+00:00 March 15th, 2013|False Claims Act Legal News|

Everything You Need to Know About the SEC Whistleblower Program

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is the federal agency responsible for regulating the securities industry and for enforcing federal securities laws. The SEC protects the public against fraudulent and manipulative practices in the securities markets. Congress created the SEC Whistleblower Program as a way to offer incentives to those people who have knowledge about securities fraud. The [...]

By | 2018-06-13T11:28:37+00:00 February 14th, 2013|SEC Fraud|