He has accused her of fraud, removing her from her bank accounts, attacked her mother's current broker with a false report. She can no longer pay her Bills. Also, he is working with my mother's sister, lying to her about things my mother never said, and using my grandma, who my sister has... View More
Your mother should consider retaining an attorney experienced in elder law and financial exploitation cases immediately. This situation may involve complex issues like undue influence and financial abuse. An attorney can help navigate the allegations, work to protect her interests, and potentially...View More
In May 2022, I invested $8M in a U.S. Treasury note, due in April 2024. I instructed my ETRADE manager to liquidate $5.6M for property buying. Unexpectedly, ETRADE initiated a $5.6M margin loan, leaving part of my investment intact. I discovered this during a routine review, not through direct... View More
In situations like this, you may have grounds to file a complaint for brokerage misconduct if E*TRADE acted contrary to your instructions and without your consent. It's essential to review the client-broker agreement and any written communication to determine if E*TRADE deviated from the...View More
In Texas, as in many states, deceptive trade practices can be actionable. If you believe that you were misled or deceived when making this purchase, you may have grounds to take legal action under the Texas Deceptive Trade Practices Act (DTPA). For personalized legal advice tailored to your unique...View More
I'm sorry to hear about your experience with A List Partners, LLC and the difficulties you're facing in retrieving your investment. It's concerning that the company has been unresponsive, and you've taken steps by filing complaints with the Attorney General of Texas and the FTC....View More
You can sue anyone for anything, but that doesn't mean the lawsuit will be successful. If you haven't already done so, you should have a lawyer send a demand letter asking the company to cooperate and prove the beneficiaries have been notified. It's possible that the beneficiaries...View More
I invested into this scam between 07/2022 and 04/2023 and they refuse to return my initial investment funds of $13558. I was advised to pay $2000 for a withdrawal certificate to make a withdrawal then when it tried to withdraw my funds, I was told I had to pay more money to withdraw my funds. No... View More
You need an attorney to examine whatever contract, checks, wire transfers, statements, or other documents exist and see what you may be able to do. Jurisdiction may be a serious problem, requiring an attorney to file a Federal or State Suit in a faraway place. It appears that you do not...View More
Let’s move forwarded pass everything because it’s already done. Also breaks at work 30 mins lunch one hour that should help and more trading if a nurse is high rank in college she should be a teacher and more guidance look I stayed away from politics in 2013 after may5th it just took me to step... View More
My inheritance has been stolen or depleted by my mother's financial advisor and his unsavory tactics are now being uncovered. My mother is still alive but her money is gone my inheritance what if any rights do I have to pursue a claim or criminal charges theft is over one million dollars .
Financial exploitation of elders is a serious problem and it is illegal under California law. Under California Penal Code section 368, financial exploitation of elders is a crime that can result in criminal charges and penalties, including imprisonment and fines.
If you need an attorney, it could be difficult for someone here to respond with their services. The format here isn't like an attorney referral service - it's only question & answer. In addition to your own searches, you could use the tab above (Find a Lawyer) or look into the...View More
I do not have any licenses (7, 63, 65). With the appropriate disclaimer, can I publish these trades in app or newsletter for a monthly subscription fee? If no, would the answer change if I was simply listing the trades I made in my own account (as opposed to providing advice) ? ie....not a... View More
The question is really whether the activities identified in your question would fall under the Investment Advisers Act of 1940 (15 USC s. 80b, et seq.) which identifies advisory activities in section 202(a)(11) (15 USC 80b-2(a)(11) essentially as follows:
Anyone can allow you to manage their money. There are no requirements for you to do so. Having a business of, or charging for, managing someone else's money can a different story and is more complicated.
I'm a citizen of Florida. A Brazilian company I was a partner in was stolen by forging my signature when I was out of the country. That company is now trading on the NYSE (with my forged signature). I sued and won in Brazilian Arbitration Court under UNCITRAL treaty. The judgment was to... View More
There are a few distinct issues involved in your inquiry: the recognition of a Brazilian Arbitration Award and the attachment of US Company assets. (In order to answer, I will of course assume all the facts you stated are true unless they are contradictory.)
I have been a client of Merrill Lynch (ML) for more than 20 years. Not until 3 months ago did any of my advisors at ML ever mention that I should be purchasing US Govt issued iBonds, as part of my portfolio, which in almost every year of my ML relationship have paid a substantially higher return... View More
California law finds that stockbrokers and financial advisors are per se fiduciaries to their clients. Thus, the fiduciary has to act in your best interest first. There are a number of other duties that arise when a stockbroker is a fiduciary, such as keeping their clients abreast on changes in...View More
I currently have access to a crypto investment fund through an individual who trades to make a group of us money, and I want to open it up to friends and have them go through me in order to invest. I pay $200/mo to have access to the fund, so I would charge them $100/mo and have them go through me.... View More
Yes. If you take your friends' money for access to an "investment fund" an "individual" (read: not a broker) runs, you could be violating several securities laws as well as potential "blue sky" State laws....View More
Back in October, I started a rollover IRA with my previous employer’s retirement services company, OneAmerica. Unfortunately, OneAmerica sent the checks (payable to Fidelity FBO w my name on them) to an incorrect PO BOX (1 number off). These checks were electronically deposited by the owner of... View More
You may have more trouble getting your rollover IRA money back than you had hoped. Why?
Because it was deposited electronically (without prejudice) and credited to some unknown person's account at Wells Fargo Bank, N.A., which is notorious for holding onto money not supposed to be...View More
I made an options call purchase on the 16th at market price. The seller was asking .20 cents per contract (100 shares) After putting in several limit orders in for up to .24 cents that were rejected I put in a market order which normally fills within a percent or so of the asking. When my order was... View More
About 6 weeks ago they blocked led my account due to someone other than me trying to access it. I have contacted them several times. The first time they emailed me back with some generic help to open my account back up. That did not work now they wont email me back despite the several emails I have... View More
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