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Class Actions

Paving Stone Co. Head Gets 10 Years For $26M Ponzi Scheme
By Stewart Bishop of Law360.com A New York man on Friday was sentenced to over 10 years in prison for
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Samsung Hit With Lawsuit Over Exploding Washers
By Steven Trader Law360, New York (March 9, 2016, 7:10 PM ET) — Consumers have accused Samsung of breaching its
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Starr Austen and Miller is Investigating Auto Service Agency’s Direct Mail Solicitation Practices
Starr Austen & Miller is investigating Auto Service Agency’s direct mail advertising practices for possible statutory violations. Auto Service Agency,
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Settlement Close in Indiana State Fair Stage Collapse Case
A settlement appears to be imminent between the two parties involved in the case arising from the collapse of the stage
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Starr Austen Miller Investigating Falling Debris Truck Accident
Attorneys at Starr Austen Miller are investigating the recent accident in Plymouth, Ind., in which a piece of metal came
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Attention: Wagoner Medical Center Patients
On March 18, 2013 the Attorney General’s office filed documents to suspend the licenses of William G. Terpstra, M.D., Robert
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Imprelis Settlement Notifications Nearing
Notification on Settlement in Herbicide Lawsuit Coming Next Week Beginning next week, DuPont will begin notifying all plaintiffs who lost
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Starr Austen & Miller Files Suit Against Companies Responsible For Fungal Meningitis Outbreak
Mark S. Fryman, of the Indiana law firm of Starr Austen & Miller, LLP, announced today that the firm, along
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Starr Austen & Miller Investigating Kenmore Elite & LG Gas Dryer Recall
Scott Starr, of Starr, Austen & Miller, LLP, announced today that the firm is investigating potential products liability claims related
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Starr Austen & Miller Investigates GM’s SUV Recall For Door Fires Which Affects Indiana Consumers
Scott Starr announced today that the firm is continuing to investigate potential products liability claims related to General Motor’s announced
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Securities Fraud

Indiana Secretary of State Fines LPL Financial (Linsco Private Ledger) $450,000 for Failing to Supervise Its Indiana Brokers
Indiana Secretary of State Fines LPL Financial (Linsco Private Ledger) $450,000 for Failing to Supervise Its Indiana Brokers
Written by Scott L. Starr December 3, 2018 The securities industry is designed so that the first line of defense
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Asset Management Firm CEO Charged With $16M Fraud
Attached below is a copy of an article recently reported by Rachel Graf and Law360 entitled “Asset Management Firm CEO
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SEC Charges Indiana Investment Advisor With Securities Fraud
SEC Charges Indiana Investment Advisor With Securities Fraud
September 18, 2018 The Securities Exchange Commission recently charged a former middle school math teacher now working as an investment
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Secretary Of State Connie Lawson Reminds Investors And Offerors To Use Caution With Cryptocurrency Investments
Secretary Of State Connie Lawson Reminds Investors And Offerors To Use Caution With Cryptocurrency Investments
By: www.wbiw.com Indiana Secretary of State Connie Lawson is again reminding Hoosiers to be cautious about investments involving Initial Coin Offerings
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Adviser admits defrauding former [Indianapolis] Colt of $4.7M
“Anyone can be the victim of securities fraud. See the Indianapolis Business Journal article below. If you or a loved
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Pastor, Partner Must Pay $9M To Settle Fraud Allegations
By: Dean Seal of Law360.com A Florida federal judge on Monday ordered a fund run entirely by a North Carolina man and
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New rules look to help elderly fraud victims
New rules look to help elderly fraud victims
By Nick McGill of Fox59.com Advocates for the elderly are calling new rules designed to help protect the elderly from
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SEC Accuses Accounting Firm Of Fraud Over Microcap Audits
By Jon Hill of Law360.com The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on Monday accused a California-based public accounting firm and a number
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CFTC Sues Bitcoin Crytocurrency Ponzi Scheme Operator
FRAUD: CFTC Sues Bitcoin Ponzi Scheme Operator
By Nicole D. Prysby, Senior Attorney, National Legal Research Group The price of Bitcoin has soared in recent months, from
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Man behind $1M scam gets 7 1/2-year sentence
By Mitchell Kirk – Pharos Tribune (Logansport, Indiana) A former Logansport man received a 7 1/2-year sentence in federal court on
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Ponzi Schemes

Recent Lawsuit Claims Chicago Cleric Steered $35 Million into his Ponzi Scheme
Recent Lawsuit Claims Chicago Cleric Steered $35 Million into his Ponzi Scheme
The following is an article authored by Law360’s David Matthews describing how a Chicago rabbi allegedly abused his trust with
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Investment Adviser Gets 6.5 Years For $1.6M Ponzi Scheme
By John Petrick of Law360.com A federal judge on Monday sentenced a New Jersey man who pled guilty to running
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Failing Calif. Leasing Co. An $80M Ponzi Scheme, SEC Says
Failing Calif. Leasing Co. An $80M Ponzi Scheme, SEC Says
Introduction by attorney Scott Starr: Below is a reprint from Law 360 detailing yet another huge Ponzi scheme, this one
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SEC Sues Retail Investment Adviser Over $8M Ponzi Scheme
SEC Sues Retail Investment Adviser Over $8M Ponzi Scheme
Yet Another Ponzi Scheme Real Estate Development Scam By Scott Starr Law 360’s Dean Seal recently reported on yet another
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Yet Another Classic Ponzi Scheme
By Scott Starr Attached below is an article that recently appeared on Law360.com, authored by Dean Seal, which describes another
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Stock Fraudsters Prey on the Retired
Starr Austen & Miller has represented over 1,400 investors who have lost their hard earned savings to bad brokers and
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Judge orders ex-CEO to pay nearly $850K in Veros Ponzi scheme
Judge orders ex-CEO to pay nearly $850K in Veros Ponzi scheme
By Dave Stafford / The Indiana Lawyer A former finance company chief with a history of securities law violations has
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SEC Settles Ponzi Scheme Suit Against Ex-NFLer, Biz Partner
SEC Settles Ponzi Scheme Suit Against Ex-NFLer, Biz Partner
By Christine Powell of Law360.com A Massachusetts federal judge greenlit a deal Friday resolving the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission’s
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Fake Hedge Fund Manager Accused Of Running Ponzi Scheme
Below is a recent article from Law360 that talks about a Ponzi-schemer defrauding his friends, clients, and their families out
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Never Invest in a Company Started or Managed by Your Stockbroker, Insurance Agent, or Investment Advisor
The United States Securities & Exchange Commission recently sued a Colorado investment advisor for fraudulently convincing his clients to invest
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Latest News

Indiana Secretary of State Fines LPL Financial (Linsco Private Ledger) $450,000 for Failing to Supervise Its Indiana Brokers
Indiana Secretary of State Fines LPL Financial (Linsco Private Ledger) $450,000 for Failing to Supervise Its Indiana Brokers
Written by Scott L. Starr December 3, 2018 The securities industry is designed so that the first line of defense
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SEC issues warning about self-directed IRA fraud
SEC issues warning about self-directed IRA fraud
by ConsumerAffairs.com As hand-wringing over dwindling pension trust funds and economic security continues to grow, many people are looking for
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How criminals steal $37 billion a year from America's elderly
How criminals steal $37 billion a year from America’s elderly
By Bloomberg News Marjorie Jones trusted the man who called to tell her she’d won a sweepstakes prize, saying she could
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Beware of Annuity Exchanges
Beware of Annuity Exchanges!
by Scott Starr Annuities are some of the highest commission products available for an insurance agent or a stockbroker to
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10th Circ. Sides With DOL In Row Over New Fiduciary Rule
By Dave Simpson of Law360.com A Tenth Circuit panel Tuesday affirmed a decision upholding the U.S. Department of Labor’s new fiduciary rule
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Indiana woman indicted in 'largest coordinated sweep' of elder fraud cases in history
Indiana woman indicted in ‘largest coordinated sweep’ of elder fraud cases in history
By: Jordan Fischer of TheIndyChannel.com A Morgan County woman was charged in federal court Wednesday as part of what the Department of
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Top investor threats revealed
Top Investor Threats Revealed
By The Herald-Tribune Indiana Secretary of State Connie Lawson has released the annual list of top investor threats and reminded
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Man behind $1M scam gets 7 1/2-year sentence
By Mitchell Kirk – Pharos Tribune (Logansport, Indiana) A former Logansport man received a 7 1/2-year sentence in federal court on
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7 Best Practices For Wealth-Managing Fiduciaries
7 Best Practices For Wealth-Managing Fiduciaries
By Stuart Riemer (Law360.com) As the U.S. Department of Labor has tried to issue regulations for financial professionals who give
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Ex-SEC Chair Warns Of Adviser Exam Shortfall Disaster
Ex-SEC Chair Warns Of Adviser Exam Shortfall ‘Disaster’
By Ed Beeson of Law360.com Former U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission Chair Mary Jo White on Friday sounded an alarm
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