Category: Digital Assets

Fraud Crimes: Wire Fraud | Vernon Litigation Group

¹”Mail fraud and wire fraud are federal crimes in the United States that involve mailing or electronically transmitting something associated with fraud.” With that said, we know that for cyber criminals, wire fraud is not just subject to happen in the United States alone. The very thing that makes wire transfers so convenient is the fact that, not only is it rather quick…but it can also be sent and transmitted […]

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Facebook’s Libra: A Perspective from your Investor Rights Attorney

Facebook has become a household name throughout the world Today, it is seemingly impossible to find someone that has not heard of Facebook. Whether you associate it with the recent high profile lawsuits in the headlines or you are an everyday user or anywhere in between.  Others could argue that Facebook has pioneered and mastered the global connection, as they are reaching two (2) billion users worldwide.  Detractors may say […]

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A Shift in Fees | Vernon Litigation Group

Industry Changes Which Could Reduce the Costs of Portfolio Management A Shift in Portfolio Management Fees, Artificial Intelligence to blame? We agree with the Investment News assessment earlier this year that Schwab’s move from traditional assets-under-management fee to a flat monthly charge for robo-advising may begin to change the fee structure of the securities industry.. Based on our knowledge of the investment industry, we are also aware of many high […]

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DATA BREACH ALERT! | Vernon Litigation Group

U.S. CUSTOMS AND BORDER PROTECTION DATA BREACH IS ANOTHER EXAMPLE OF WHY OUTSIDE CONSULTANTS MUST HAVE SYSTEMS DESIGNED TO PROTECT CLIENT ASSETS According to an article in TechCrunch, U.S. Customs and Border Protection confirmed that a data breach exposed the photos of both travelers and vehicles traveling in and out of the U.S.  As with many data breaches, an invited vendor or legitimate subcontractor accessed the data and, in turn, […]

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