The SEC announced Wednesday that AriseBank ex-chief executive officer Jared Rice Sr. and ex-chief operating officer Stanley Ford will pay about $2.7 million in disgorgements and penalties for operating a cryptocurrency scheme that used former heavyweight boxing champ Evander Holyfield as a spokesperson.
Federal prosecutors in Dallas announced Wednesday that they have charged AriseBank CEO Jared Rice Sr. with multiple counts of fraud related to a North Texas cryptocurrency scheme that used former heavy weight boxing champion Evander Holyfield as a spokesman.
A Collin County grand jury has indicted the owners and operators of North Forty Development and Texas Cash Cow Investments for securities fraud and money laundering.
Nealy Cox will serve on the China Initiative with four other U.S. Attorneys from New York, California, Alabama and Massachusetts.
Breitling Energy CEO Christopher Faulkner – the self-proclaimed ‘frack master’ – admitted Tuesday in federal court documents that he spent tens-of-millions of dollars of investor money on booze, strippers and expensive cars. The Texas Lawbook has full details.
The Dallas County schools bribery scandal, which has led to convictions of two high-ranking Dallas city officials, a school superintendent and two businessmen, appears to be winding down. Four-term Dallas City Councilman Larry Duncan pleaded guilty Monday to one count of tax evasion. The Texas Lawbook has the lawyers involved.
The SEC recently issued a cease-and-desist order against a financial firm based in part on a violation of the Identity Theft Red Flags Rule, marking the first time the agency has enforced the rule meant to regulate how businesses protect clients’ personal information. In this article, lawyers at Winstead analyze the decision and offer takeaways.
The world of white-collar criminal prosecutions and federal government enforcement actions is in turmoil or at least evolving significantly. Then, there is the so-called “Trump Effect” on government regulation and prosecution of businesses.
Northern District of Texas U.S. Attorney Erin Nealy Cox said Friday that her office is getting more aggressive in identifying, pursuing and prosecuting illegal activity – especially financial fraud – by businesses and corporate leaders.
Ronald Tenpas is the former Assistant Attorney General for the Environment and Natural Resources Division of the U.S. Department of Justice.