Greenwich Tennis Competitor’s dad Gordon Caplan arrested in Operation Varsity Blues

Rachel Treibick Caplan

UPDATE 4.5.19: Gordon Caplan is the first parent to admit guilt. His attorney circulated this statement today: “My immediate goal is to focus on making amends for my actions to try to win back the trust and respect of my daughter, my family, and my community,” Caplan said in a statement Friday. “The remorse and […]

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NY Journalist wins lawsuit to unseal court docs tied to Bruce Bernstein Securities Fraud Case: $XSPA

UPDATE 4.2.19: After I won a lawsuit to unseal documents that showed Bruce Bernstein and Richard Abbe mislead investors and the Securities Exchange Commission in public filings another original investor in XpresSpa has filed a similar lawsuit against the $XSPA board and its executives. Swiss resident Roman Kainz filed his securities fraud suit on March […]

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Team Honig’s Mark Groussman settles with SEC

Mark E. Groussman, long time investment partner of microcap fraudster Barry Honig has given up his fight with the Securities and Exchange Commission who accused Groussman of being part of an long running pump and dump scheme. On Feb 1st the SEC notified federal district court Judge Ramos that Groussman has agreed to a five […]

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Iroquois’ Richard Abbe quits XpresSpa while company battles Fraud Lawsuit

An XpresSpa board member, Richard Abbe of Iroquois Capital, has quit the company board during the middle of a heated legal battle accusing board members of deception, undue influence, and fraud. The day before his resignation Abbe, who is named personally in the lawsuit, took the extra step to retain his own lawyer in the […]

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NY Court Case putting Journalist Source Protection At Risk

UPDATE 3.4.19: The New York Daily News is reporting 16 other news organizations have joined my fight to unseal this case and to defend the reporters privilege to protect sources. On March 1st legendary media attorney David Schultz, who leads the Yale Media Freedom and Information Access Clinic, filed an AMICUS brief on behalf of […]

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That Honig-Morgan Stanley Story

On Friday November 16, I ran a story about Barry C. Honig and his Morgan Stanley investment adviser Kyle Wool. I had interviewed a person via email who proactively came to me saying they had copies of emails between Wool and Honig that showed misconduct and possible kickbacks being paid by Honig to encourage Wool […]

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Honig Deals lead to FINRA Investigation of Laidlaw & Co.

Federal regulators are ramping up their investigation into small-cap broker dealer Laidlaw & Company for their role in executing stock manipulation schemes that left main street retail investors with millions in losses. The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA), who is leading the investigation, is currently examining the role of top Laidlaw executives in stock manipulation, […]

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Managers of Top Small-Cap fund Adirondack accused of Sham Transactions to Avoid Paying Millions

Two Albany, NY men who run a successful small-cap mutual fund are headed to trial next week in a case that started with allegations of self-dealing to steal equity interest in their company in order to get out of paying a founding partner millions. Matt P. Reiner and Greg A. Roeder, the investment officers of […]

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