18 Nov 2009 No Comments

“Three Hebrew Boys” Recreating an Inferno

South Carolina crooks, Timothy McQueen, Joseph Brunson, and Tony Pough dubbed themselves the “three Hebrew boys” in reference to the biblical story of boys who withstood an inferno for their […]

18 Nov 2009 No Comments

Only Thing Green is the Money

The SEC doesn’t care for Mantria Corp’s idea of green investments. And neither do the elderly investors who were robbed of more than $30 million. Turns out this questionable company […]

18 Nov 2009 No Comments

Life in the Fast Lane Slows Considerably

The fast lane may not be so fast now that authorities have seized Scott Rothstein’s Ferarri Spider. FC noted the Ft. Lauderdale attorney’s exploits in previous posts. But now the […]

10 Nov 2009 No Comments

Ring of Lies Grows

Raj Rajaratnam is far from alone in a supposed ring of Wall Street crooks. Twenty Wall Street professionals and attorneys have been charged in a growing ring of insider trading. […]

10 Nov 2009 No Comments

Cheaters Never Prosper… Or At Least Not for Long

Thanks to a friend in investment banking, hedge fund manager Joseph Contorinis is charged with investment fraud. Using inside information from his buddy, Contorinis allegedly made illegal trades. Although he […]

10 Nov 2009 No Comments

Seven Years for $5 Million

Virginia’s Mark Donnelly robbed clients of more than $5 million in an elaborate Ponzi scheme. In return for his guilty plea, a judge sentenced him to seven years in prison. […]

3 Nov 2009 No Comments

Even Madoff Knows it Takes a Village

It’s not easy being a fraud, even for Bernard Madoff. Come to find out, his long-time auditor is finally admitting to helping fuel the enormous Ponzi scheme. Accountant David Friehling […]

3 Nov 2009 No Comments

Former John Hancock Advisor Accused of Forgery

How’s that for irony? John Mondello was an advisor with John Hancock Financial Services in Long Island, NY who allegedly forged the signature of his elderly client and robbed her […]

3 Nov 2009 No Comments

Salt in Stanford’s Wounds

As if it could get any worse for the beleaguered Texas financier Allen Stanford, he is now being stripped of his knighthood by the Caribbean nation of Antigua and Barbuda. […]

28 Oct 2009 No Comments

That’s Charity?

Charles Harrison of Charlotte, North Carolina had his elderly clients convinced their $11 million in investments was funding non-profit organizations. That’s true only if you consider his fine clothing and […]