Articles Tagged with manipulation

Breitling EnergyPublicly available records provided by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) on June 24, 2016 indicate that the SEC has filed charges against four companies and eight individuals in connection to a purported “$80 million oil and gas fraud” allegedly conducted by the CEO of Breitling Energy Corporation, Chris Faulkner. The securities and investment fraud law firm Fitapelli Kurta is interested in hearing from investors who have complaints regarding Breitling Energy or Mr. Faulkner.

According to the SEC’s complaint, Chris Faulkner has been charged with “disseminated false and misleading offering materials, misappropriating millions of dollars of investor funds and attempting to manipulate BECC’s stock.” Breitling Energy has also been charged, and its securities are suspended from trading. Continue Reading

Maroof Miyana Publicly available records provided by the US Justice Department on May 9, 2016 indicate that Florida-based Legend Securities broker Maroof Miyana has been indicted on fraud charges. The securities and investment fraud law firm Fitapelli Kurta is interested in hearing from investors who have complaints regarding Mr. Miyana (CRD# 4513966).

Maroof Miyana has spent 13 years in the securities industry and has been registered with Legend Securities in Deerfield Beach, Florida since 2014. Previous registrations include IAA Financial in Boca Raton, Florida (2009-2015); Gunnallen Financial in Boca Raton, Florida (2004-2009); and Continental Broker-Dealer Corporation, which has since been expelled by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA), in Carle Place, New York (2002-2004). Mr. Miyana is a registered broker in 25 US states and territories. Continue Reading

Pranav PatelPublicly available records provided by the US Department of Justice on May 3, 2016 indicate that former Florida-based Dawson James Securities broker Pranav Patel has been indicted in an alleged “market manipulation scheme.” The securities and investment fraud law firm Fitapelli Kurta is interested in hearing from investors who have complaints regarding Mr. Patel (CRD# 5391213).

Pranav Patel has spent seven years in the securities industry and was most recently registered with Dawson James Securities in Boca Raton, Florida (2015). Previous registrations include Columbus Advisory Group in New York, New York; National Securities Corporation in Miami, Florida; NSM Securities, which has since been expelled by FINRA, in West Palm Beach, Florida; CBG Financial Group in Boca Raton, Florida; and Gunnallen Financial in Boca Raton, Florida he is currently not registered with any state or firm. Continue Reading

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