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CFTC Charges Two Companies on Bitcoin and Virtual Currency Fraud

On January 18, 2018 the CFTC filed a civil enforcement action and a federal civil enforcement action in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York against The Entrepreneurs Headquarters Ltd., and CabbageTech, Corp. d/b/a Coin Drop Markets (CDM), … Continue reading

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CFTC and SEC Joint Statement Against Virtual Currency Fraud

Joint Statement Addressing Virtual Currency by CFTC and SEC Enforcement Directors. Both the CFTC and the Security Exchange Commission (SEC) became increasingly active last year enforcing their jurisdiction in the virtual currency landscape. On December 2017 the SEC Chairman Jay Clayton … Continue reading

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Former Legal Tech Entrepreneur Federally Indicted for Wire Fraud and Money Laundering

Regular readers of this blog may remember that I have written a number of posts about Derek Bluford, a one-time rising star on the legal tech start-up scene whose star fell after I reported in 2016 of his settlement of … Continue reading

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HP&M Contributes to Fight Against Food Fraud

By Diane B. McColl — The Preventative Controls requirement for foods require in part that food manufacturers and processors identify potential hazards and implement controls to guard against such hazards. Among the hazards that must be considered are hazards that … Continue reading

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A Profile in Asbestos Trust Fraud – Gary Fergus

Gary Fergus – Liar, Fraud, Misappropriation of Trust Funds A Profile in Asbestos Trust Fraud – Former Brobeck Lawyer Gary Fergus “In my 30 years of litigating cases, Gary Fergus proved to be the most unethical and dishonest lawyer I ever … Continue reading

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