Category: News

Bond Abuses Continue

Jun 1, 2017 / Blog Posts

The trend of brokerage firms abusing investor trust with respect to bonds continues with this month’s FINRA Disciplinary Actions (May 2017). This latest summary of disciplinary actions states that FMSbonds, Inc. (CRD #7793, Boca Raton, Florida) was censured and fined for its actions related to municipal bonds. We note this because just last month we wrote a detailed blog post about abuses in the bond world. The current political environment may […]

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What to Do If You Get Ransomware

May 18, 2017 / Cybersecurity

Beginning on May 12, 2017, a global pandemic of ransomware began sweeping across the world – hitting over 200,000 machines in 150 different countries, including Russian government officials and the United Kingdom’s National Health Service. The particular strain of ransomware – WannaCry or WanaDecrypt0r – is particularly virulent, spreading from machine to machine via server message block (SMB) protocol, which is used for sharing access to files, computers, printers and […]

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Vernon Litigation Group Expands Investigation Relating to Bighorn Wealth Fund and End of the Rainbow Investors

Apr 10, 2017 / News

Friday, the Naples Daily News released an article relating to potential losses suffered by investors who placed significant funds in the Bighorn Wealth Fund and the End of the Rainbow Partners. The attorneys at Vernon Litigation Group are now representing multiple clients who invested the majority of the total funds held by Bighorn Wealth Fund LP as well as a significant investor in The End of the Rainbow Partners. Ongoing […]

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Big Companies and Big Government can be a Dangerous Combination

Apr 10, 2017 / News

Monsanto is a company that, based on certain financial metrics, is bigger than some countries. Unfortunately, companies of this size command an incredible amount of influence that can lead to abuse. An example of this potential for abuse involves Roundup, one of the most popular products manufactured by Monsanto. Roundup is one of the most widely used weed killers in the world. Some experts have asserted that a key ingredient […]

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