Texas

Large Financial Schemes in Cowboy Country

Texas is the largest state in the “Continental US” and trails only California in population size. Apparently trying to prove that everything really is bigger in Texas, Financier R. Allen Stanford allegedly operated a 20 year long scheme that ultimately defrauded roughly 30,000 investors out of more than $7 billion, one of the most notorious securities frauds in U.S. history. Most recently, SEC has reportedly charged Frederick A. Voight of Houston for operating a $114 million scheme where he raised funds for Driver Alertness Detection Scheme through promissory notes while guaranteeing 42% return, but in reality funneling the money to pay investors in a previous fraudulent scheme, typical of Ponzi schemes.

Misrepresentation and selling defective securities product are common in securities fraud cases and when this happens to an individual they need seasoned securities fraud attorneys to weigh out their options. As an investor, it is often difficult to determine whether you have been victim of unsuitable investments or securities fraud. Indeed, many instances of securities fraud go undetected. Based in New York City, the lawyers of Malecki Law are consummate and trust-worthy professionals, working hard to protect their clients’ interests since 1999. The team of Securities Fraud lawyers at Malecki Law have been representing defrauded investors and whistleblowers both nationally and internationally.

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