Did You Lose Money In The Woodbridge Funds Ponzi Scheme?

On December 21, 2017 the SEC announced charges against the Woodbridge group and its owners who allegedly ran a 1.2 billon dollar Ponzi scheme, which was formally headquartered in Boca Raton, Florida.  According to the SEC’s Complaint which was unsealed today in the United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida, the  Woodbridge […]

S&H Investigation- Merrill Lynch Strategic Return Notes

Scarlett & Hirsch, P.A. is investigating claims for investors who purchased Merrill Lynch Strategic Return Notes. These volatility-linked structured notes were marketed to investors as being low cost, when in fact they were not. FINRA recently fined Merrill Lynch $5 Million for its negligent and misleading disclosures in the sale of these investments. If you […]

FINRA New Investor Alert

The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority’s (FINRA) issued a new Investor Alert last week called “Messaging Apps Are Latest Platform for Delivering Pump-and-Dump Scams.”  FINRA warns investors of stock promotions sent through messaging apps such as WhatsApp. WhatsApp users were inundated with text messages touting the stock of Avra Inc. The messages appeared to be sent […]

Scarlett & Hirsch, P.A. Investigating Claims on Puerto Rican Issued Municipal Bonds

Scarlett & Hirsch, P.A. is investigating claims surrounding the sale of municipal bonds issued by Puerto Rico. On Monday August 3, 2015 Puerto Rico failed to meet a $58 million bond payment placing it into default, thereby increasing concerns that the U.S. territory will not be able to satisfy its $72 billion in debt obligations. […]