Nationwide Securities Litigation Attorney

Naples, Florida Investment Fraud Attorney

Representing Victims of Investment & Securities Fraud

Since 2008, Vernon Litigation Group has represented investors in the United States and abroad in a wide range of securities fraud and securities litigation matters. Our Naples investment fraud lawyers have consistently focused on this area of the law, providing comprehensive, client-focused representation to victims of fraud, misrepresentation, and other unscrupulous and wrongful conduct.

If you believe you may be a victim of investment fraud, Vernon Litigation Group is ready to aggressively advocate for you and your rights. Based in Naples, we represent clients throughout Southwest Florida and across the United States, as well as internationally. Reach out to us to learn more about how we can help you with your investment fraud claim.

Call (239) 319-4434 or submit an online contact form for a consultation with an investment fraud attorney in Florida. Hablamos español.

Investment Fraud Cases We Handle

From Wall Street to local scam artists, we have a track record of taking on those responsible for investment fraud, unethical, conflicted, and incompetent activity in connection with our clients’ investment portfolios.

We handle claims involving the following:

  • Suitability violations
  • Hedge funds
  • Non-traded REITs
  • Supervision and compliance breakdowns
  • Variable and equity index annuities
  • Ponzi schemes
  • Churning and excessive trading
  • Fraud
  • Alternative investments
  • Oil and gas products
  • Commodities
  • Proprietary mutual funds
  • Derivatives
  • Limited partnerships
  • Conflicts of interest
  • Penny stock fraud
  • Overconcentration resulting from failure to properly allocate and diversify a portfolio

For us, representing investors who have been misled or deceived is not just our profession, it is our passion. We believe in standing up for investors who have been taken advantage of or otherwise wronged by large, powerful entities—and we do everything in our power to obtain the justice and fair recoveries our clients are owed.

Representing Investors Against Fraud, Negligence & Wrongdoing

At Vernon Litigation Group, we have dedicated a significant portion of our practice to fighting back against wrongful practices that harm investors and threaten market integrity.

We focus on exposing conflicts of interest, greed, incompetence, negligence, theft, and other wrongdoing committed by:

  • Big brokerage firms
  • Small brokerage firms
  • Hedge funds
  • Real estate investment operators
  • Trust companies
  • Investment advisors
  • Family offices
  • Insurance companies
  • Banks
  • Individual trustees
  • Negligent financial planners

Drawing on our decades of experience, Vernon Litigation Group fully appreciates that a client-centered approach to resolving disputes involving investor fraud is vital to achieving the best possible resolution for our clients. When you work with our firm, you will receive attentive and direct counsel throughout the entire legal process. Our Florida investment fraud attorneys will remain in consistent contact with you regarding your case and its progress.

How to Identify Potential Investment Scams

Vigilance is paramount in safeguarding your investments. Here's a quick guide to help you identify warning signs:

  • Unsolicited Offers: Cold calls or unexpected offers are often red flags. Initiate investment discussions yourself.
  • Pressure Tactics: Scammers often rush decisions. Genuine investments allow time for thoughtful consideration.
  • Unrealistic Returns: Be cautious of promises of quick, sky-high profits – if it sounds too good to be true, it probably is.
  • No Physical Address: Contact information provided to you or off their website only has a P.O. Box address or phone numbers are for mobile phones, or they do not have contact information or they will not allow you to call them back.
  • Lack of Registration: Ensure investment offerings and professionals are registered. Our Naples Investment Fraud Lawyers can verify credentials.
  • Complex Plans: If an investment seems too complicated or is poorly explained, it could be masking a scam.
  • Unlicensed Sellers: Verify that those offering investments hold valid licenses. Our legal team can aid in this verification.
  • Unclear Documentation: Genuine investments provide transparent documentation. Vague or missing information should raise concerns.
  • Withdrawal Challenges: Difficulty accessing funds or returns is suspicious and may signal a scam.
  • Pyramid Structures: Be cautious of investments that pay returns to earlier investors with money from new investors.
  • Exclusive Claims: Be wary of investments touted as limited to a select few – this tactic aims to lower your guard.

At Vernon Litigation Group, our seasoned Naples Investment Fraud Attorneys have helped clients in Florida since 2008. Our extensive experience and AV Preeminent® Rated by Martindale-Hubbell® status underline our dedication to financial security. We offer comprehensive assistance in recognizing, reporting, and addressing investment scams. Don't let scams compromise your financial future. Contact us today.

Get Started with a Free Consultation

If you believe your rights have been violated, or if you have suffered financial losses or other damages due to investment fraud or the misconduct of a brokerage firm, trust company, bank, financial institution, or similar entity, get in touch with Vernon Litigation Group. Our award-winning team is here to guide you through the process of fighting back against unjust conduct and seeking a favorable resolution tailored to your unique needs, concerns, and goals.

While we strive to achieve the most efficient, cost-effective resolutions possible, we also recognize that litigation may be the best option for pursuing damages on your behalf. When this is the case, we are fully prepared to handle all aspects of litigation and aggressively represent your best interests in the courtroom.

To learn more, including how our team can assist you with your investment fraud claim, contact Vernon Litigation Group online or call us at (239) 319-4434. Your initial consultation is free.

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